Irondequoit man pleads guilty to lesser charge in attempted murder case

Updated: December 04, 2019 12:35 PM
Created: December 04, 2019 11:05 AM

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — The Irondequoit man charged with attempted murder pleaded guilty to a lesser charge on Wednesday.

Ronald Pecora pleaded guilty to first-degree assault. He had been charged with second-degree attempted murder, first-degree assault, and second-degree harassment.

He admitted to shooting a 26-year-old man in the stomach with a semi-automatic at a 7-Eleven on Titus Avenue in Irondequoit in July.  

Pecora will be sentenced to 11 years in prison on Feb. 5.

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