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Man Shot In Poughkeepsie During Struggle, Police Say

A man was shot in the legs on Church Street in Poughkeepsie.
A man was shot in the legs on Church Street in Poughkeepsie. Photo Credit: Google Maps

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. --  A struggle between three people Saturday on a City of Poughkeepsie street led to a local man being shot, according to the City of Poughkeepsie Police Department.

The unidentified man was shot in the legs around 2:51 p.m. in the area of 238 Church St., when he was confronted by at least two people and a struggle ensued over a handgun, said Det. Lt. Matt Clark.

The victim's wounds were not considered life-threatening, he was transported to a local hospital for treatment, Clark said.

Anyone with information is asked to call the City of Poughkeepsie Police Department's confidential tip line 845-451-7577.

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