Calverton man pleads guilty to attempted murder charges related to opening fire at Bellport vigil

Steven Reid, 27, also assaulted a corrections officer inside the Suffolk County Jail in December

News 12 Staff

Apr 19, 2024, 9:23 PM

Updated 28 days ago

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A Calverton man pleaded guilty to attempted murder and other charges for opening fire on a crowd at a candlelight vigil.
Steven Reid, 27, admitted to shooting two men at the Bellport vigil in July 2023. He then opened fire on others, including a woman and a 9-year-old boy.
Reid fled the state and was eventually arrested in North Carolina.
He also assaulted a corrections officer inside the Suffolk County Jail in December.
Reid is expected to be sentenced in May to 14 years in prison.


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