Vandal targets vigil for double murder victims

Fresno, Calif. - Fresno Police are searching for the vandal who tagged a vigil for two murder victims.    

Police say the graffiti was sprayed on the sidewalk and on posters, in memory of Scott Gaffney and

Brennan Fairhead.

Officers say Gary Perry confessed to killing the two men Thursday night, in a Woodward Lake

neighborhood during a suspected drug deal gone bad. 

He is in custody.

Investigators say they have evidence but not a motive.

Close friends of 21-year-old Scott Gaffney and 21-year-old Brennen Fairhead held a candlelight

vigil for the victims at the spot they were shot and killed.

Two hours later, Chief Jerry Dyer announced Perry's arrest. 

Dyer says Perry initially lied about his involvement but eventually admitted to killing the men who were supposed to be his friends.

In a neighborhood unfamiliar with crime and violence, raw emotion invaded the street of North

Grouse Run as dozens of people lit candles, left flowers, and posted signs in honor of two innocent

men. Close friends of Scott Gaffney and Brennen Fairhead hugged and shared tears at the exact

spot both 21-year-olds were murdered.

Dyer says officers recovered Perry's gun in a storm drain.

He now faces two counts of murder.

Dyer also says there may be a fourth person connected to this case.


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