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Geneva Man Pleads Guilty to Auburn Shooting that Injured Bar Employee


A Geneva man has pled guilty for his role in a shooting that seriously injured an Auburn bar employee last year.

According to Cayuga County District Attorney Brittany Grome Antonocci, 30-year-old Zachariah McKoy pled guilty to the entire indictment against him, including felony Assault and Criminal Possession of a Weapon, in Cayuga County Court on Thursday morning.

On June 26, 2022, McKoy and codefendant Antoine Clark shot at each other during an argument outside Auburn’s Lavish Lounge Bar and Restaurant, hitting an employee in the crossfire. The employee was hit multiple times and suffered serious injury.

Clark had previously pled guilty to two counts of Criminal Possession of a Weapon. He faces a 15-year determinate sentence, followed by five years of post-release supervision.

McKoy faces 14 years in prison followed by five years post-release supervision when sentenced on December 21.



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