Brooklyn resident Tony Mauro, age 41, was sentenced to 10 years in state prison following the incident at Royal Coach Lines' Greenburgh bus depot about three-and-a-half years ago.
Mauro ordered three victims at gunpoint onto a bus that was parked at the depot on Nov. 16, 2018, at approximately 4 a.m., Westchester County District Attorney Miriam E. Rocah said.
He then fired a shot that struck the car of a fourth employee whom he had ordered out of the car, the DA said.
During the incident, which occurred during a blizzard, one of the victims was able to send a text for help, and Mauro fled the scene on foot as Greenburgh Police arrived, said the DA.
The Greenburgh Police Department arrested Mauro following a pursuit and investigation, with assistance from the Greenburgh Towns and Villages SWAT Team and the Westchester County Department of Public Safety.
Mauro was sentenced as a second violent felony offender on Friday, June 17, 2022 with five years of post-release supervision. Mauro pleaded guilty to first-degree criminal use of a firearm, a violent felony.
“Gun violence in our community will have consequences,” Rocah said. “No one should have to face the barrel of a gun while doing their job, let alone our transportation workers. We are grateful to all of the law enforcement who helped ensure the victims were physically unharmed.”
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