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Defendant: Mario Mieles (DOB 02/20/1988)

Feb. 13, 2020 -- Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr. announced that Mario Mieles of Ossining pleaded guilty (Feb. 11) to Attempted Murder and Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree in the shooting of another man in Ossining in February 2019.

Mieles is scheduled for sentencing April 24, 2020 before State Supreme Court Justice Barry Warhit.

Background
On Feb. 10, 2019, at approximately 4:45 a.m. on Van Cortlandt Avenue in the Village of Ossining, the defendant, Mario Mieles, shot at a man nine times with a semi-automatic pistol multiple times, hitting him at least three times. The victim was taken to a hospital and survived, while Mieles fled the scene. The victim suffered from multiple gunshot wounds and as a result, sustained life-altering permanent injuries. The victim and the defendant had known each other for years. Mieles surrendered to police Feb. 14, 2019.

The 40 caliber Smith and Wesson was found near the crime scene by a civilian. The police were able to match the gun with the shell casings and other recovered ballistics evidence.

Assistant District Attorney Lana Hochheiser, Deputy Chief of the Homicide Bureau, is prosecuting the case.

 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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