Police say they immediately began resuscitation until EMS personnel arrived and took Miller to Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse. Miller had a critical injury to the head.Police say they interviewed a number of people in the area of the incident and identified several witnesses.
Police located and arrested one suspect and are continuing to pursue leads and locate additional persons of interest.
Kaywon L. Pittman, of Cortland, was arrested for first degree gang assault, second degree assault, fourth degree conspiracy, and seventh degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.Police say the gang-assault charge is based on evidence that there was more than one attacker. The conspiracy charge is for a planned assault. Pittman was found with cocaine in his belongings, leading to the possession charge.Pittman was arraigned Cortland County Jail with no bail set. He is scheduled to appear in Cortland City Court on August 1.Cortland police stress that the investigation is ongoing, and ask anyone with information to contact the Cortland City Police at (607) 753-3001, extension 0.