ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — A Rochester man who was arrested in June for a shooting that occurred in May in the city’s Swillburg Neighborhood was indicted on multiple criminal charges by a Monroe County Grand Jury Wednesday.
Officials from the Monroe County District Attorney’s office say 35-year-old Phillip Owens is charged with:
- Attempted murder in the second degree
- Assault in the first degree
- Thee counts of criminal possession of a weapon in the second degree
- Criminal possession of a controlled substance in the second degree
- Criminal possession of a controlled substance in the fourth degree
- Two counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree
- Two counts of criminally using drug paraphernalia in the second degree
Police say Phillip Owens shot a 30-year-old man six times along South Clinton Avenue on May 24. The victim survived.
Owens was arrested on June 11. Police say investigators found a loaded handgun and 6 ounces of crack cocaine in his home.