NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Major Darrin S. Pitkin
Troop D Commander
State Police in North Syracuse arrested Peter L. DeGroat Jr., age 21 from Mattydale, NY for Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd degree (C -felony), Criminal Use of a Firearm 2nd degree (C- felony), Tampering with Physical Evidence (E-felony), and Reckless Endangerment 2nd degree (A-misdemeanor).
DeGroat was charged following an investigation into a shooting incident that occurred on May 31, 2020, on Phalen Street in Mattydale. He was processed and transported to the Onondaga County Justice Center to await arraignment in Onondaga County Centralized Court.
This investigation is continuing.