KINGSTON – Following a three-day trial and five hours of deliberations, an Ulster County Court convicted a man of the violent felony of criminal possession of a weapon.
DiMetri Moseley, 22, was found guilty of firing a 38 caliber revolver five times as he walked through a crowd at the “Home” nightclub in the Town of Lloyd. One man was wounded in the shooting.
Moseley fled the scene in a vehicle along with defendants Frederick Smith and Tahmel Gordon. They were stopped on Route 9W following a police chase about a mile away.
When offers called out commands for the men to show their hands and get out of the vehicle, they ignored the orders. Smith was seen throwing a loaded semi-automatic pistol of a window and Gordon was seen pulling a 38 caliber revolver from his waistband and was shot twice by police. That gun later was determined to have five spent casings in its chamber. After Gordon was shot, he passed the gun to the back seat passenger, DiMetri Moseley, and the vehicle began to roll to a stop across the street.
The gun was then hidden in a black jacket by Moseley; it was later recovered by police.
Once stopped, Smith got out of the car, fled into the woods, but was apprehended.
District Attorney Holley Carnright said Moseley has a criminal history of resisting arrest and at least one bench warrant. He faces up to 15 years in state prison when sentenced.