Brothers confess in the death of a Buffalo man.

Posted at 3:18 PM, Mar 15, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-15 15:18:31-04

Prosecutors say 20 year old German Rosado-Thomas and his brother 16 year old Alvin Marrero both pleaded guilty to manslaughter in Erie County Court today.

Police say the two attempted to rob 54 year old James McCloskey, who was pushing a shopping cart full of cans down Arkansas Street in Buffalo last August.

That's when the suspects pistol whipped the victim before shooting him in the stomach.

McCloskey later died.

The incident was captured on private surveillance cameras.

The two defendants face a maximum of 25 years in prison when they are sentenced on May 2nd.

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