Headlines: Rockland County hotel shooting, late Pace athlete remembrance, disbarred Westchester attorney

Here are some stories making headlines today in the Hudson Valley.

News 12 Staff

Oct 30, 2020, 12:34 PM

Updated 1,363 days ago


Here are some stories making headlines today in the Hudson Valley.
The DEA is expected to release more information about a shooting at the DoubleTree Hotel in Rockland County. The suspect in the case is expected to be in court today. The incident happened on Wednesday, all part of a federal drug-related investigation. One suspect was shot in the leg and shoulder.
Pace University held a special memorial on what would've been Danroy "DJ" Henry's 31st birthday. The former student and star athlete was killed by police 10 years ago on Oct. 18, 2010. A Pleasantville police officer shot and killed Henry outside of a bar near in Thornwood, but was never charged. As part of the ceremony, the athletics department retired Henry's number 12 football jersey.
A disbarred attorney from Westchester admits to stealing nearly $1 million from a 9/11 hero. Gustavo Vila represented a Ground Zero worker who had cancer. The federal September 11th Victims' Compensation fund gave the man more than $1 million, but he never saw 90% of the money. The attorney deposited the money into his personal account and lied, saying the fund didn't pay out. Vila will be sentenced in February of next year and faces a maximum of 10 years in federal prison.

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