[Updated at 4:40 p.m.] Authorities have dropped charges against a 25-year-old man arrested in connection with the shooting deaths of four people outside a restaurant in downtown Buffalo, New York, police said.
Keith Johnson remains in jail on unrelated parole violations, Buffalo police spokesman Mike DeGeorge said.
The shooting Saturday also injured four others outside the City Grill in downtown Buffalo.
Earlier, Erie County District Attorney Frank Sedita told CNN affiliate WGRZ-TV that photographic evidence collected by Buffalo police late Saturday night had led them to believe the wrong person might have been in custody.
The new evidence led to doubts about Johnson's arrest, Sedita told the affiliate.
[Posted at 5:36 a.m.] Authorities may have arrested the wrong suspect in a shooting that killed four people in Buffalo, New York, according to CNN affiliate WGRZ.
Charges against Keith Johnson, 25, could be dropped, the Erie County district attorney told the affiliate.
Johnson was arrested Saturday and charged with four counts of second-degree murder in connection with the shooting at City Grill restaurant. Four other people were wounded in the shooting.
Sedita told WGRZ photographic evidence collected by Buffalo police late Saturday has led them to believe the wrong person may be in custody.
Sedita said new information came to light following Saturday's press conferences and requests that witnesses come forward.