The probe into final month’s capturing of a Yonkers police officer led investigators into the Village of Mamaroneck.&#thirteen;
Video by Christopher J. Eberhart.lohud.com
MAMARONECK — The 2 suspects concerned in final month’s capturing of a Yonkers cop have been seen on a quiet aspect road in Mamaroneck simply hours earlier than nighttime shootout in Yonkers.
Time-stamped surveillance footage, obtained by The Journal Information/lohud.com, exhibits what seems to be the 2 suspects — 18-yr-previous Frank Valencia and 21-yr-previous Jerry Reyes — loitering outdoors companies on Middle Avenue, a one-means aspect road off the crushed path within the industrial part of Mamaroneck.
What little visitors comes by means of the world is often associated to one of many a number of auto physique outlets or the Optimum retailer on the different finish of the road.
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The video footage shows what appears to be the two suspects in the area as early as 10 a.m. and as late as 3 p.m. on Sept. 25.
They can be seen walking into at least one of the auto body shops several times without buying anything or requesting service of any kind, walking around area wearing backpacks and talking to each other.
Detectives interviewed employees of one of the auto body shops earlier this month and impounded a car, the district attorney’s office confirmed, but the model and color of the car, why it was impounded or who it belongs to wasn’t released.
The latest they were seen on the surveillance video was 3:05 p.m., five hours before the shootout in Park Hill section of Yonkers.
Officers, responding to a report of a suspicious vehicle at the intersection of Marshall and Ridge roads around 8 p.m. on Sept. 25, approached the suspects who police say were sitting in a parked Volvo passenger sedan outside of a home at Marshall and Ridge roads when Valencia allegedly fired shots at police.
A bullet struck Yonkers Police Officer Kayla Maher in the jaw.
The 26-year-old second-year police officer was rushed to Jacobi Medical Center in the Bronx but left less than 24 hours later to a long round of applause from a mob police officers.
Meanwhile, the two suspects involved in the shooting were arrested and charged.
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Yonkers police officer Kayla Maher leaves Jacobi Medical Center in the Bronx on Sept. 26, 2017. She was shot in Yonkers a night earlier.