Shooter sentenced in Mount Vernon incident


WHITE PLAINS – A Bronx man was sentenced in Westchester County Court to 12 years in state prison for a Mount Vernon shooting.

Dahjauntay Douglas, 22, pled guilty in July to felony assault.

State Supreme Court Justice Barry Warhit also sentenced him to five years of post-release supervision.

On October 4, 2018, in the early morning hours, Douglas fired two shots on Gramatan Avenue, near West Sidney Avenue in Mount Vernon. One bullet struck a passenger in a moving vehicle. The victim was shot in the face and seriously injured.

Mount Vernon Police secured surveillance footage and arrested Douglas.

He is alleged to be an associate of a North Bronx gang.

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