GATES, N.Y. — Gates police say an online post advertising prostitution lead to the assault of one man and the shooting of another.
Police charged three suspects in connection with the incident that happened earlier this month on Waldorf Avenue.
It was there police say the trio broke into a home, assaulted two victims, pistol-whipped them and then shot one in the leg as he tried to escape.
Charles Phillips, 29, Santario Martin, 30, and Michelle Brown, 32, face charges of first-degree assault and burglary.
Police say the suspects drove to the Gates home after one of the victims contacted Brown about a prostitution ad she had posted.
Police say during the course of the home invasion, multiple items were taken from the home.
Phillips and Martin are being held in the Monroe County Jail on $75,000 cash bail, while Brown is in on $50,000.