SEVERE WX : Flash Flood Watch View Alerts

Rome man charged in pellet gun shooting sentenced to probation

A man charged in connection with a pellet gun shooting near the Rome Burger King back in September was sentenced to probation for his role.

Posted: Jan 16, 2019 11:49 AM
Updated: Jan 16, 2019 1:34 PM

ROME, N.Y. -- A man charged in connection with a pellet gun shooting near the Rome Burger King back in September was sentenced to probation for his role. 

Deron Stinson, of Rome, is one of three men charged in the case, and was also accused of tryng to cover up the incident. 

Police say on the night of Sept. 25, 34-year-old Allen Lipphardt was hanging out with 35-year-old Deron Stinson and 28-year-old Colton Mickle at an apartment on South Madison Street when Lipphardt left to walk to Burger King and get food.

While Lipphardt was on his way into Burger King, Stinson shot him in the back with a pellet gun from the apartment, according to police. As Lipphardt was walking back to the apartment with the food, police say Stinson shot him again, this time in the chest, and Lipphardt fell to the ground.

Police say Stinson and Mickle then called 911, and the three men are accused of making up a story of an unknown shooter so that they wouldn’t get into trouble. Police said after the incident that Lipphardt was not cooperating with them.

Rome City Court says that Stinson was sentenced to three years probation.

New York Coronavirus Cases

County data is updated nightly.

Cases: 2533155

Reported Deaths: 56222
CountyCasesDeaths
Kings33439110849
Queens31559610296
Suffolk2404693613
Nassau2149303300
Bronx2078026754
New York1685484637
Westchester1438522343
Erie1071301956
Richmond890341936
Monroe849411189
Orange57778920
Rockland53278779
Onondaga52461765
Dutchess35776500
Albany31074390
Oneida28870590
Broome24729409
Niagara24203398
Saratoga20485204
Ulster17349280
Schenectady16899229
Rensselaer14947170
Putnam1254198
Chautauqua12526175
Oswego11817115
Chemung11046157
St. Lawrence10701128
Steuben10273173
Ontario9436110
Jefferson900378
Cayuga8722107
Sullivan852683
Wayne827885
Cattaraugus7830118
Genesee7098132
Herkimer6875128
Clinton680740
Tompkins657459
Fulton6432104
Madison6266102
Montgomery6036142
Livingston580071
Warren557184
Cortland540180
Tioga518672
Columbia5043111
Chenango473388
Washington468467
Allegany468298
Otsego461755
Wyoming442858
Greene442087
Orleans440189
Franklin435222
Lewis364938
Delaware359148
Seneca276163
Essex236231
Schoharie232822
Yates167328
Schuyler155417
Hamilton4393
Unassigned15130
Out of NY0319
Utica
Cloudy
57° wxIcon
Hi: 54° Lo: 45°
Feels Like: 57°
Oneonta
Partly Cloudy
64° wxIcon
Hi: 70° Lo: 45°
Feels Like: 64°
Herkimer
Cloudy
57° wxIcon
Hi: 54° Lo: 47°
Feels Like: 57°
Old Forge
Cloudy
57° wxIcon
Hi: 51° Lo: 39°
Feels Like: 57°
WKTV Radar
WKTV Temperatures
WKTV Severe Weather
Game Day Deals - New Deals Each Week
Chapter Aesthetic October Giveaway
Cool To Be Kind 2021
Looking for work or looking to hire? Check out the WKTV Job Fair!
Saluting Those Who Are Proud 2 Serve