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West Carthage Man Suspected of Shooting Two People to Death at Watertown Real Estate Agency Located with Fatal Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound


Published: April 28. 2021 at 09:15 p.m.

By: Press Release from New York State Police


State Police assist Watertown Police with homicide investigation

28 April 2021


  Major Darrin S. Pitkin
  Troop D Commander






State Police and the Watertown City Police Department have identified the two victims who were killed in the shooting incident as:

  • Maxine M. Quigg, age 50 from Wellesley Island, NY
  • Terence M. O’Brien, age 53 from Black River, NY


Both victims worked at the Bridgeview Real Estate Agency where the shooting occurred. 


Following a Be On the Lookout (BOLO) a State Police K9 unit observed the suspect vehicle on Route 11B in the town of Dickinson, Franklin County, and attempted to pull the vehicle over.  The driver, identified as Barry Stewart, drove off the roadway and was found inside the vehicle with a self-inflicted gunshot wound.  He was pronounced deceased at the hospital.


The investigation is continuing.


The New York State Police is assisting the Watertown Police with a Homicide that occurred at the Bridgeview Real Estate Building, 145 Clinton Street, in Watertown. Two people are deceased.

The suspect is Barry K. Stewart, age 55 from Carthage, NY. He is believed to be driving a Grey  2020 F150 pickup truck with NY Registration HUS-5491. Photos are below.


He is considered armed and dangerous. 


If anyone has any information or knows his whereabouts please call 911. 



Barry K. Stewart


 Barry K. Stewart



 Suspect vehicle












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