MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — New evidence had led to an arrest and new charges in a deadly shooting from 15 years ago.

Hennepin County prosecutors say in July of 1999, Earl Vang and Tou Lu Yang killed Miguel McElroy and hurt his father. It was part of a gang-related drug deal.

READ MORE: First Major Snowfall Brings Avalanche Of Wintery Pics

Yang has been behind bars since the crime on second-degree murder charges. New witness testimony and evidence linked Vang to the murder.

READ MORE: Lions Beat Vikings 29-27 For 1st Win Of Season

“DNA left in 1999 which could not be tested, because the amount was small, can be tested today,” said Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman.

Both men face eight charges, including first and second degree murder.

MORE NEWS: Gophers Will Play West Virginia In Guaranteed Rate Bowl

If convicted, the men would face up to 60 years in prison for the deadly shooting.