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April 3, 2017 -- Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr. announced today that Michael Djukic (DOB 08/25/95) of 25 Lake St., White Plains, NY, pled guilty before Judge Barry Warhit to:

  • one count of Attempted Criminal Facilitation in the Second Degree, a class “D” Felony and
  • one count of Hindering Prosecution in the Second Degree, a class “E” Felony

in the shooting death of Dominique Hospie. 

On Sunday, April 17, 2016 at approximately 11:24 a.m. in the area of 91 North Kensico Avenue in White Plains, the defendant, along with co-defendant Aaron George, was in a Chrysler Pacifica driven by Djukic. They drove to the above mentioned location after driving around for a period of time searching for the victim.

Once there, defendant Djukic waited in the vehicle as co-defendant George exited the vehicle, approached the victim who was on Kensico Avenue and fired a handgun multiple times at him, striking the victim. Co-defendant George then ran back to and re-entered the vehicle where

defendant Djukic was waiting in the driver’s seat and immediately drove off.  

The victim was taken to Westchester Medical Center suffering gunshot wounds to the hand and back. He later died in surgery.

The defendant remains out on bail. He must surrender himself on April 19, 2017.

He faces a total of fourteen years in state prison on the two charges.

Aaron George (DOB 02/08/95) of 396 Main Street, White Plains, New York previously pled guilty on March 28, 2017 before Judge Barry Warhit to:

  • one count of Murder in the Second Degree, a class “A” Felony,
  • one count of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree, a class “C” Felony.

 The defendant’s remand continues

Defendant George faces an indeterminate sentence of imprisonment, the maximum term must be life, and the minimum term may be not less than 15 years nor more than 25 years. Thus, the minimum sentence is 15 years to life, and the maximum sentence is 25 years to life.

Both defendants will be sentenced on July 12, 2017.

Deputy Bureau Chief Nadine Nagler of the Career Criminal Division and Assistant District Attorney Shameika Mathurin are prosecuting the case.

Michael Djukic

Michael Djukic

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Media contact:Robert Wolf
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