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Two Arrests Made in Car Shooting in City of Peekskill

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Two arrests were made last week in connection with a car shooting in downtown Peekskill that injured two females.

According to Peekskill Police, on Friday, July 29 at approximately 9:15 p.m. a Honda SUV was traveling east on the 800 block of Main St., occupied by two females.  As the vehicle traveled through the traffic light at Main St. and Decatur Ave., a male subject began shooting towards the vehicle with a semi-automatic 9mm handgun, striking the car and its occupants multiple times.

The driver was struck by gunfire in the abdomen, while the passenger was hit by gunfire in both legs. Both victims were transported to Westchester Medical Center with non-fatal injuries.

On Aug. 3, the alleged shooter, a 17-year-old unidentified male, was arrested by Stamford Police on unrelated charges and is in their custody pending extradition to Peekskill.

Meanwhile, on Friday, Aug. 5, at approximately 10:40 a.m., Shaynna Session, 18, of Peekskill, was arrested by Peekskill Police. She was charged with two counts of attempted murder in the second degree, two counts of attempted assault in the first degree, two counts of assault in the second degree, and two counts of criminal possession of a weapon in the second degree.

Session was arraigned in Peekskill City Court with bail set at $250,000.

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