The Utica man considered to be one of the top offenders of gun violence in the city has been sentenced to prison time.
Following a three-day jury trial, 20-year-old Mizziah Murray was convicted of felony second-degree criminal possession of a weapon and second-degree obstructing governmental administration. He was sentenced Friday to nine years in state prison with five years of post-release supervision, according to the Oneida County District Attorney’s Office.
The DA’s Office said previously that Murray was arrested by the Utica Police Department as part of a Gun Involved Violence Elimination (GIVE) detail on Aug. 21, 2017. The department had classified Murray as a Top 10 GIVE Offender.