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June 8, 2017 -- Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr. announced today that 

 -- Floyd Bruce (DOB 07/04/97) of 354 Nepperhan Ave., Yonkers, NY pled guilty before Judge Barry Warhit to:

  • one count of Robbery in the First Degree, a class “B” Felony,
  • one count of Attempted Assault in the First Degree, a class “C” Felony,
  • one count of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree, a class “C” Felony.

On July 16, 2016 at approximately 5:15 p.m., defendant Bruce was walking on Willow Street in Yonkers when he fired a .22 caliber semi-automatic pistol striking a four year old girl in the leg. She was not the intended target. The defendant ran from the scene. The victim was taken to a local area hospital where she was treated and released a few days later.

On July 26, 2016 at approximately 4:40 p.m., both Floyd Bruce and Lamont McLean, also charged in the incident, were on Palisade Avenue in Yonkers. Both defendants, armed with handguns, approached two men in a parked car. They proceeded to rob both men at gunpoint. Both defendants then ran from the scene.

On July 27, 2016, both defendants were arrested by the Yonkers Police Department. At the time of Bruce’s arrest, police recovered a .22 caliber semi-automatic handgun that was in his possession. A ballistic test on the weapon matched it to the shooting which took place on July 16.

The defendant faces a maximum of 25 years in state prison.

He will be sentenced on Nov. 2, 2017.

 -- Lamont McLean (DOB 11/02/93) of 354 Nepperhan Ave., Yonkers, NY was

charged with:

  • two counts of Robbery in the First Degree, class “B” Felonies,
  • one count of Robbery in the Second Degree, a class “C” Felony.

He pled not guilty.

His remand continues.

His next court date is June 15, 2017.

Deputy Bureau Chief Nadine Nagler of the Career Criminal Division is prosecuting the case.

 

Lamont McLean Floyd Bruce
Lamont McLean Floyd Bruce

 

In compliance with the Rules of Professional Conduct, Rule 3.6, you are advised that a charge is merely an accusation and that a defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.

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