Two Arrested for Shooting in Yonkers

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by Yonkers Police Department

YONKERS, NY (PUBLIC SAFETY ANNOUNCEMENT) – On April 6th, 2022, members of the Yonkers Police Department responded to the area of 73-83 Highland Avenue on a report of shots fired. Witnesses described two male suspects having fired shots in the direction of the building before fleeing the area. No persons were struck, but there was property damage to several vehicles. Investigators believe this shooting was in relation to group violence. Over the next two months, Detectives worked to develop information and identify the perpetrators.

Yesterday, June 10th, both suspects were located together in the area of Hawthorne Avenue and Morris Street. Upon being approached by officers, both suspects attempted to flee on foot before being captured; both were found in possession of illegal, loaded handguns. They are identified as Nigel OUSLEY, a 24-year-old resident of Hawthorne Avenue; and Jerahmeel SINGLETON, a 22-year-old resident of Stanley Avenue. OUSLEY was in possession of a .380 Ruger semi-automatic pistol and SINGLETON was in possession of a 9mm Glock semi-automatic pistol. Both men are being charged with felony weapons possession and felony reckless endangerment for the shooting on April 6th.