Falls Police Arrest 2nd Suspect In Death Of Niagara University Student

December 9, 2011 Updated Dec 9, 2011 at 11:52 PM EDT

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Falls Police Arrest 2nd Suspect In Death Of Niagara University Student

December 9, 2011 Updated Dec 9, 2011 at 11:52 PM EDT

NIAGARA FALLS, NY ( release) The Niagara Falls Police Department arrested a second person for the December 8th homicide of Brandon Johnson.

Brandon was a native of Rochester, and a junior at Niagara University.

Cordero Gibson, 23 years old of Niagara Falls, NY was charged as an accomplice with Murder 2nd, Attempted Robbery 1st and Criminal Use of a Firearm 1st (same charges as Gordon Jackson).

Jackson was arrested earlier Friday in connection with the death of the young student.

Gibson allegedly drove Jackson to the location of the murder, and accompanied Jackson into the home during the crime. It is believed he had prior knowledge that Jackson was intending to rob the men in the apartment.

Brandon Johnson died in that incident from an apparent gunshot blast at the University Court apartments.