Defendants: Sean Deleon (DOB 01/19/95); Demetrius Bogan (DOB 09/29/99); Yaro Gaddy Waller (12/23/98)

Oct. 4, 2018 -- Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr. announced that three men have been arraigned on a multicount indictment in connection with the July shooting death of a Bronx man in Peekskill.

Demetrius Bogan of Peekskill, Sean Deleon of Shrub Oak, and Yaro Gaddy Waller of Peekskill were arraigned Thursday before Westchester County Court Judge Larry Schwartz.

The indictment alleges, that Bogan and Deleon shot and killed Khalil Lyons, 22, in the area of 1245 Park St., Peekskill, around 2:30 p.m. July 13, 2018. The third man, Yaro Gaddy Waller, has been charged with hindering the prosecution and tampering with evidence.

Specifically, together Bogan and Deleon are charged with:

  • Murder in the Second Degree, a class A felony
  • Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree, a class C felony

Deleon and Gaddy Waller are charged with:

  • Hindering Prosecution in the First Degree, a class D felony
  • Tampering with Physical Evidence, a class E felony

Deleon alone is charged with:

  • Criminal Possession of Marijuana in the Fourth Degree, a misdemeanor
  • Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle in the Second Degree, a misdemeanor                                                                                                                                             

Deleon and Gaddy Waller were arrested Aug. 7, 2018, and co-defendant Bogan was arrested Friday, July 27, 2018, following a three-week investigation into the fatal shooting.

Bogan and Deleon have been remanded to County Jail. Gaddy Waller is free on bail. All three are scheduled to appear in court again Oct. 10, 2018.

Assistant District Attorneys Nadine Nagler, Chief of the Narcotics and Firearms Bureau, and Joseph Servino of the Superior Court Trial Division are prosecuting the case. 

police photo of Sean Deleon

police photo of Demetrius Bogan

Sean Deleon Demetrius Bogan

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