Verona man charged following Pizza Boys shots fired incident

27-year-old Tyler Vanderhoof of Verona (Photo provided by New York Mills police)

A Verona man has been arrested after police say he fired a gun inside a local pizzeria Thursday night.

Posted: Mar 23, 2018 2:54 PM
Updated: Mar 23, 2018 3:53 PM

NEW YORK MILLS – A Verona man has been arrested after police say he fired a gun inside a local pizzeria Thursday night.

New York Mills police say 27-year-old Tyler Vanderhoof of Verona has been charged with felony reckless endangerment after he allegedly discharged a firearm inside the Pizza Boys bar and restaurant on Clinton Street around 8:46 p.m. Thursday.

Police say they received a tip Friday morning, after surveillance photos of the shooting suspect were broadcast on NEWSChannel 2 and other media outlets. They say they took Vanderhoof into custody later Friday morning.

Police say no one was injured as a result of the shooting. They have not said if Vanderhoof intended to hit anyone.

Vanderhoof was taken to the Oneida County Jail where he awaits arraignment on the reckless endangerment charge. Police say their investigation into the incident continues and there may be additional charges.

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