Shooting in City of Poughkeepsie

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POUGHKEEPSIE, NY – On Wednesday October 31st, just after noon time, City 911 received a call reporting a car accident in front of 52 Catherine Street.

Subsequent calls reported a shooting victim in that area.

Responding officers found a vehicle that had been involved in an accident, the driver, a 34 year old Pawling resident, had been shot once in the leg. He was transported to Vassar Hospital for treatment.

The victim stated he stopped on Catherine Street to adjust his Bluetooth when an unknown
subject jumped in his car, shot him and took his Gucci backpack containing several thousand dollars, then jumped into a maroon SUV type vehicle and fled the area.

Anyone with information on this shooting is asked to call the City of Poughkeepsie Police at