Hudson Valley Armed Guard Charged For Shooting Female Friend In Face
A local Armed Guard was indicted for shooting a female friend in the face while drunk, causing extensive injuries.
According to the Ulster County District Attorney’s office, following a night of drinking in Newburgh, a group of people went to an after-party on Bingham Road in Marlboro.
During the party, 22-year-old Darren Olympia of Newburgh, who was recently certified and licensed for a handgun as an Armed Guard, pulled out a loaded gun.
The gun discharged and a bullet struck a female’s forehead, which blew out her facial bones, officials say.
On Thursday, an Ulster County grand jury indicted Olympia, a Newburgh Armed Guard, with assault, a felony.
Olympia is expected to appear in Ulster County Court for arraignment within a few days.
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