Shots were fired in the vicinity of the intersection of Brown Street and Goodridge Avenue on May 9, 2018.

Southampton Town Police Detectives arrested a Riverside resident yesterday for participating in a shooting incident on May 9, 2018 at the intersection of Brown Street and Goodridge Avenue in Riverside on May 9, 2018.

Joe McKay

Joe McKay, 46 years of age, of 20 Brown Street in Riverside was charged last night with reckless endangerment in the first degree, a class “D” felony, police said in a press release.

Police said their investigation revealed that McKay fired four shots from a .45 caliber hand gun at the above location, a residential neighborhood, while several individuals were at the location.

McKay was arraigned in Southampton Town Justice Court his morning where he was remanded to the county jail, according to the release.

Police previously charged another man in connection with the same incident. Roland Miles, 44, was charged on Aug. 17, 2018 with reckless endangerment and endangering the welfare of a child. Police said Miles discharged a handgun from his vehicle in the vicinity of 20 Brown Street. He had a 15-year-old with him in his vehicle at the time, police said last year. Miles was also charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance.

The charges against Miles are still pending, according to Southampton Justice Court records. Miles is due back in court on July 24.

A youth sought medical treatment for a superficial gunshot wound to the foot a short time after the incident on Brown Street. Police have not said whether the youth who was injured was the youth in Miles’ vehicle or another person.

Police said the investigation us ongoing and ask anyone with information is asked to call the Southampton Town Police Detective Division at (631) 728-5000.

Editor’s note: A criminal charge is an accusation. A person charged with a crime is presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.

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