Three men connected to the fatal shooting of a New York teenager in Machias have been arrested.

Nathanael Genao, 23 of New Bedford, Massachusetts was arrested early Friday morning at his Massachusetts home, according to Katharine England, a spokesperson for the Maine State Police.

Juan Ortiz, 27, of Concord, New Hampshire and Emanuel Ramos, 30, of Roxbury, Massachusetts were arrested by members of the Fort Worth, Texas, police department on Friday evening, England said.

Genao and Ramos have been charged with felony murder in connection with the shooting death of 17-year-old Brandin Guerrero of Massapequa, New York that occurred in Machias, Maine on Nov. 4.

Ortiz is charged with murder.

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office received a complaint of what sounded like gunshots near High Street at approximately 12:24 a.m. on Nov. 4 according to Maine State Police.

The Maine State Police are continuing to investigate the case.

Leela Stockley

Leela Stockley is an alumna of the University of Maine. She was raised in northern Maine, and loves her cat Wesley and staying active in the Maine outdoors.