Second suspect arrested in pre-Christmas attack on postal worker in Dorchester

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A second suspect in the shooting of a postal worker last month was arrested early Monday, police said.

Keyon Taylor, 21, of Boston was arrested at 1:18 a.m. on Blue Hill Avenue. He faces charges of kidnapping a federal employee, assault on a federal employee, and conspiracy, officials said.

Another suspect, Maurice Williams Miner-Gittens, 23, was arrested Wednesday and faces the same charges.

Both suspects are being detained, pending indictment by a grand jury in the next 30 days, according to the US attorney’s office.

Each faces up to life in prison on the kidnapping charge, up to 25 years on the assault charge, and five years on the conspiracy charge, said the US attorney’s office.

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