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Suspect On Loose After Poughkeepsie Man Shot In Broad Daylight

A man was shot once in the leg while standing on a street.
A man was shot once in the leg while standing on a street. Photo Credit: Google Maps/Street View

City of Poughkeepsie police are asking the public for help in locating a person who shot a 19-year-old man and left the area.

The shooting took place around 2:25 p.m., Wednesday when the City of Poughkeepsie resident was shot once in the leg in the area of 6 Harrison St., said City of Poughkeepsie Police Det. Lt. Matt Clark.

The victim told police that an unknown man got out of a vehicle and shot at him. The vehicle was described as being a light blue Hyundai. Four shell casings were recovered at the scene, Clark said.

The victim was transported to an area hospital by ambulance.

Anyone with information on this shooting is asked to call the City of Poughkeepsie Police Department's confidential Tip Line at 845-451-7577.

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