Arrest Made In Connection With Shooting On Kiryas Yoel Yeshiva Student


matthew baumanThe New York State Police has arrested a man in connection with the Shooting Tuesday night near the village of kiryas Joel, A NYSP Official Told JP.

Matthew Bauman, 25-years-old has been arrested in connection with the shooting on 18-year-old yeshiva student Aron Weiss, As reported The boy was outside the Kosher Quick Shop take out at 118 River Road in Harriman, on Tuesday night when he was hot by Mr, Bauman n the upper right side of his Shoulder, and right arm.

Weiss, was transferred to Westchester Medical Center in stable condition and was released Wednesday morning.

The Shooter and the victim do not know each other, a second official said.

The investigation revealed that Bauman had stolen a firearm from a family member and planned on using it to commit a robbery at the deli in order to acquire money to fund his drug addiction State police said in a statement.

Bauman, who lives in Harriman and has criminal record was charged with Attempted robbery, criminal possession of a weapon, and assault.

Investigators took Mr, Bauman into custody Wednesday around 6:00 p,m,. the official said.

Bauman was arraigned at the Village of Harriman Court and remanded to Orange County Jail without bail.

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