Headlines: Double shooting confession, MV shooting victim is stable, school board president voted out
Here are some stories making headlines across the Hudson Valley.
Mario Mateos, 22, of Middletown, faces up to 13 years behind bars after pleading guilty to assault. He confessed to shooting two 16-year-olds at the intersection of Barcelow Street and Seward Avenue in Port Jervis last September. Both teens survived the attack.
The man who jumped into a News 12 vehicle for cover after being shot in Mount Vernon Wednesday night is in stable condition. The victim was part of two separate shootings in Mount Vernon that night shortly after a nearby vigil was held for rapper DMX. News 12’s crew was wrapping up on that story when the shots rang out. No arrests have been made.
The Port Chester School Board president has been voted out effective immediately. Thomas Corbia was under fire since racist comments attributed to him came to light on Facebook. He claims his account was hacked.