YONKERS, NY – A man who opened fire on a street in Westchester County will spend time behind bars.
Yonkers resident Perry Foy was sentenced to five years in state prison on Friday for shooting an AK-47 at a food delivery driver in 2021, Westchester County District Attorney Miriam Rocah announced. .
“There will be zero tolerance for terrorizing communities with dangerous weapons like AK-47s,” Rocah said. “As I outlined in my recent gun safety plan, our top priority is to get illegal guns off our streets with the promise that my office will vigorously prosecute those who commit crimes with guns. Thanks To the swift actions of the Yonkers Police Department, we have removed another deadly weapon from our streets. Anyone who uses firearms in a dangerous and reckless manner will face the consequences. We are relieved that the victim in this case will not suffered no physical injury, although the trauma of being subjected to gunfire will be lasting.”
On January 16, 2021, at around 1 a.m., Foy fired an AK-47 rifle multiple times at a man getting out of his car to deliver pizza to an apartment on South Waverly Street in Yonkers. The victim, unknown to the accused, is physically unscathed but his car was hit several times. The Yonkers Police Department arrested Foy shortly after the incident and seized the rifle, along with two magazines containing a total of 60 rounds.
Foy, 38, was sentenced to five years in state prison, with five years of post-release supervision, after pleading guilty to attempted felony assault.