Gunman Mario Rodriguez Found Guilty of 2010 Shooting on Stanton Street That Left 3 Injured

Posted on: May 2nd, 2013 at 6:40 am by
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[Photo: Daily News]On the evening of October 26, 2010, a shooting went down outside 195 Stanton Street (at Attorney). A gunman now identified as Mario Rodriguez opened fire after a “dispute” with another individual. Rodriguez brandished a 9-millimeter semi-automatic firearm and shot the dude in the torso. Two innocent bystanders – a 44-year-old man and a 52-year-old woman – were caught in the crossfire, and were left bleeding in the street. At the time, people pinned this violence on a drug deal gone bad and local turf dispute.

Now, nearly three years later, justice has been served. District Attorney Cyrus Vance posted yesterday that Mario Rodriguez was convicted by a jury in the New York State Supreme Court, and found guilty on all counts in the indictment: Attempted Murder in the Second Degree, Assault in the First Degree, Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree, and Reckless Endangerment in the First Degree. The official sentencing is scheduled for June 6, 2013.

Below is the stat sheet…

  • Attempted Murder in the Second Degree, a class B felony, 1 count
  • Assault in the First Degree, a class B felony, 2 counts
  • Attempted Assault in the First Degree, a class C felony, 1 count
  • Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree, a class C felony, 2 counts
  • Reckless Endangerment in the First Degree, a class D felony, 1 count

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