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City of Poughkeepsie Police Department

Two Shot on Main Street

On Jan. 1, 2014, at approximately 9:12 p.m., City of Poughkeepsie Police Department officers responded to 551 Main St. for reports of shots fired. Responding officers located no victims or anyone who admitted to seeing what happened.

A short time later, one victim, a 35-year-old city resident, was located in the area of 6 Hammersley Ave. Shortly after that, a second victim, a 42-year-old city resident, walked into Vassar Hospital. Neither victim sustained life-threatening wounds. This was not a random act, however. It is believed that only one of the victims was the intended target. Anyone who may have witnessed this shooting or who may have information on this shooting is asked to call the City of Poughkeepsie Police confidential Tip Line at (845) 451-7577.

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Date: 11:09:37 AM 01/2/2014 CST

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Contact Name: City of Poughkeepsie Police Department  Contact Name: Tip Line
Contact Email: dfernandez@cityofpoughkeepsie.com Contact Email:  
Contact Phone: (845) 451-4000 Contact Phone: (845) 451-7577


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