FAR ROCKAWAY — A former Far Rockaway man was convicted of attempted murder and other charges for the shooting and robbery of another man in July 2007, the district attorney said.
According to Queens District Attorney Richard Brown, 39-year-old Robert Ellis, formerly of Far Rockaway, shot Carl Field, 20, in the leg and had an accomplice steal money and other items from him.
The accomplice, Dexter Bostic, is awaiting trial, Brown said.
Brown said Field allegedly handed more than $1,800 in cash, a chain and the keys to his vehicle in the attack.
Ellis was convicted of one count of second-degree attempted murder, two counts of first-degree assault, two counts of first-degree robbery, two counts of second-degree criminal possession of a weapon and one count of fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property, Brown said. He faces sentencing July 18, at which time he faces up to 25 years in prison.
©2012 Community News Group
By submitting this comment, you agree to the following terms:
You agree that you, and not TimesLedger.com or its affiliates, are fully responsible for the content that you post. You agree not to post any abusive, obscene, vulgar, slanderous, hateful, threatening or sexually-oriented material or any material that may violate applicable law; doing so may lead to the removal of your post and to your being permanently banned from posting to the site. You grant to TimesLedger.com the royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual and fully sublicensable license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such content in whole or in part world-wide and to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or later developed.