Teen admits to shooting

By Haley Burton

Teen admits to shooting

August 26, 2013 Updated Aug 26, 2013 at 10:14 AM EDT

Binghamton, NY (WBNG Binghamton) A teenager pleaded guilty in Broome County Court for a shooting in June in Binghamton.

On Friday, Dajhoun T. Perez, 17, of Brooklyn, pleaded guilty to assault in the second degree.

According to the Broome County District Attorney's Office, Perez admitted that on June 12 he shot Daquan Smith, 21, of Binghamton, with semi-automatic handgun.

Perez was taken to the Broome County Jail. His sentencing is scheduled for Oct. 23.

The court will have to decide whether to sentence him as a youthful offender or as an adult.

The case was investigated by the Binghamton Police Department. Chief Assistant District Attorney Joann Rose Parry prosecuted the indictment.

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