A Mount Vernon resident, Jonathan Jeanty, has been sentenced to state prison for the 2020 shooting death of a Yonkers man.
Westchester County District, Attorney Miriam E. Rocah, disclosed this in a statement on Wednesday May 25, 2022.
"Mount Vernon resident Jonathan Jeanty was sentenced to state prison for the 2020 shooting death of a Yonkers man," Rocah said in a statement.
According to the statement, Jeanty, 23, was sentenced on May 24, 2022, to 15 years in state prison, with five years of post-release supervision, after his plea of guilty to Manslaughter in the First Degree, a violent felony.
"On April 12, 2020, at approximately 11 p.m., Jeanty shot 24-year-old Tremell Robinson during an argument near South First Avenue in Mount Vernon. Robinson was transported to Jacobi Medical Center in the Bronx, where he died," the statement reads.
After the arrest of Jeanty on April 16, 2020, following an investigation, The case was presented before Judge Barry Warhit in Westchester County Court.
He was prosecuted by Bureau Chief Nadine Nagler and Senior Trial Counsel Brian Bendish.