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City of Poughkeepsie Police Department

City Officer Shoots Knife-Wielding Man

On March 17, 2014 at 2109 hours the City of Poughkeepsie Police responded to the area of 12 S. Clinton Street for a report of a man “acting out” in that area. Responding Officers were confronted by a man with a knife, a struggle ensued and an officer shot the man. The man was transported to an area hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries. The investigation into this incident is continuing. Anyone who witnessed this incident is asked to call the City of Poughkeepsie Police at 451-4000. 

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Date: 8:51:14 AM 03/18/2014 CDT

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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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