PEEKSKILL – A Peekskill man was arrested on Friday for the murder of Khalil Lyons, 22, of the Bronx, who was found dead from a single gunshot wound to his chest.
Demetrius Bogan, 18, was charged with murder following a three-week investigation into the July 13 killing. He is in the Westchester County Jail without bail.
Police had been called to the area of 1245 Park Street for a report of shots fired and found Lyons dead on the ground and word that a man was seen fleeing after arguing with him.
Police Chief Don Halmy praised the officers who worked the case, especially Det. Sgt. Jack Galusha and the detectives who worked under his charge.
The chief also expressed gratitude to the Westchester County Department of Public Safety, the county district attorney’s office and State Police, all of which assisted in the case.
Anyone with additional information about the case is asked to call Peekskill detectives at 914-737-8000 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Anonymous tips may also be made at www.cityofpeekskill.com under the crime tips section.