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UPDATE: Two charged with attempted murder in Geneva

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Police have provided an update on a shooting that happened on North Genesee Street in the city of Geneva.

The report came in around 1:40 a.m. on January 7th when first responders were dispatched to a shots fired complaint. When officers arrived, they found a 54-year-old male who had suffered multiple gunshot wounds. Another male, a 32-year-old, was on-scene suffering from multiple stab wounds.

Both were city residents and transported to area hospitals. They had been listed in critical condition immediately after the incident.

On Wednesday, January 18th police provided an update on the investigation.

Jerry Lovett Jr., 32, of Geneva, was arrested on Friday, January 13th. Erwin Wineglass, 54, of Geneva was arrested on Tuesday, January 17th. Both were charged with attempted murder, police said in a news release.

The entire incident stemmed from an argument between the two. Lovett shot Wineglass in the chest and face. Then, Lovett was stabbed multiple times in the chest, thift, hands, and legs by Wineglass.

When Wineglass was taken into custody, police say they found a large quantity of crack cocaine that was packaged for sale. As result, in addition to the attempted murder charge – he was also arrested for a felony count of criminal possession of a controlled substance.

Lovett is still recovering at an area medical facility, police said.