The Waterloo Police Department reports, on July 3rd, 2022 at 2:41pm officers arrested Ryan S. Miles, age 24, of Waterloo, NY. Miles was arrested for Assault in the 2nd Degree and Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 3rd Degree. The charges stem from an incident where Miles was in possession of a firearm that was not legally registered in New York State. Miles recklessly caused the firearm to go off, unintentionally striking another person. The victim was flown to Strong Memorial Hospital where they were deemed in stable condition. Miles was transported to the Seneca County Correctional Facility to await Central Arraignment Court.
The Waterloo Police Department was assisted on scene by Seneca County Sheriffs Office, New York State Police, Seneca Falls Police Department, New York State Park Police, North Seneca Ambulance, Mercy Flight and the Waterloo Fire Department.