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On June 16th, at approximately 10:42 p.m., NYPD contacted the New Rochelle Police Department, and advised that a 20-year-old male, Tairus White-Edney had walked into Jacobi Hospital with a gunshot wound to his foot. He advised NYPD that he had been shot in New Rochelle. New Rochelle Police Detectives responded to Jacobi Hospital.
New Rochelle Police Officers and Detectives responded to the area of the shooting, Colonel Lee Archer Boulevard & Jacquetta Cole Street, where three spent shell casings were recovered.
Subsequent investigation revealed that Richard Faulkner aged 35 of New Rochelle was the shooter. He was taken into custody without further incident.
It is believed that Faulkner fired at an unknown target on Colonel Lee Archer Boulevard, at which time a round struck White-Edney in the foot. It does not appear that Edney was the intended target.
Faulkner was charged with Assault First Degree, Criminal Possession of a Weapon Second Degree and Reckless Endangerment First Degree.
Follow up investigation by New Rochelle Police Detectives resulted in Tairus White-Edney of New Rochelle being charged with Criminal Possession of a Weapon Second Degree-Loaded Firearm. A .380 handgun was recovered from his residence.