Update: Middle Island Man Arraigned for Shooting at Police After Car Accident

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MIDDLE ISLAND, NY – Leroy Jones of Middle Island was arraigned in court on Monday for shooting at police after a car accident on December 23rd. According to authorities, Jones’ vehicle collided with a Nissan Pathfinder on Middle Country Road in Middle Island. When police arrived to the scene, Jones fled from the scene on foot. When an officer pursued him, he opened fire, but fortunately missed.

Jones is facing aggravated assault, attempted murder, criminal use of a firearm, and various other criminal charges.

Disclaimer: This post should not be construed as legal advice. The injury lawyers of Finz & Finz, P.C., regularly update our readers on the latest news in New York and Long Island to make our community safer. We are committed to helping those who’ve been hurt in accidents in our community know what to do to keep themselves and their families safe, and if you’ve been injured in an accident, we can help.