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

March 25, 2019 -- Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr. announced that Mario Mieles of Ossining Village was arraigned on an indictment on charges of attempted murder, assault and criminal possession of a weapon in the shooting of another man in Ossining in February. Westchester County Court Judge Anne Minihan presided.

Mieles was indicted by a Westchester County Grand Jury on the following charges:

  • Attempted Murder in the Second Degree, a class B violent felony
  • Assault in the First Degree, a class B violent felony
  • Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree, a class C felony

Mieles was remanded into custody. He is due back in court on April 17, 2019.

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 a man with a semi-automatic pistol multiple times. The victim was taken to a hospital and survived, while Mieles fled the scene. The victim suffered from multiple gunshot wounds and is still in serious condition. The victim and the defendant had known each other for years. Mieles surrendered to police on Feb. 14, 2019.

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

Mario Mieles

Mario Mieles

 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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