A 57-year-old Staten Island resident, Dominick Giordano, has been arrested and charged following a shooting incident on Staten Island’s South Shore that left a 41-year-old man hospitalized.
The incident unfolded in the early hours of Sunday morning at approximately 12:20 a.m. near the intersection of Pompey and Rye avenues in Eltingville.
According to law enforcement officials, the altercation took place in close proximity to Giordano’s residence on the 400 block of Pompey Avenue.
It was reported that Giordano brandished a firearm during the confrontation, subsequently discharging the weapon and striking the male victim in the torso.
The victim, identified as a 41-year-old male, was immediately rushed to a nearby hospital for medical treatment.
His condition is currently stable, but authorities are closely monitoring his recovery progress.
Upon responding to the incident, local police swiftly apprehended Dominick Giordano at the scene.
Giordano now faces a range of charges, including felony assault and potentially additional charges as the investigation progresses. Law enforcement officers have not yet disclosed any possible motives behind the shooting or the relationship, if any, between the suspect and the victim.
Residents of the South Shore community were shocked by the incident, with many expressing concern over the safety of their neighborhood. Local authorities are reassuring the public that they are actively investigating the matter to ensure the safety and security of the community.
As the case unfolds, investigators will continue to gather evidence, interview witnesses, and piece together the events leading up to the shooting.
Further details will be provided as they emerge in this ongoing investigation.