Two Arrested In Hopewell Junction Shooting

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Two men were taken into custody Sunday and charged with the shooting of a man in the Acme Supermarket Parking Lot in Hopewell Junction. 

28 year old Sean Peterson of Beacon and 30 year old Devin Byers of Ohio are facing robbery and other charges.  State Police say when they were stopped by a Dutchess County Sheriff’s Deputy, the suspects were found to be in possession of a large quantity of marijuana and a semi-automatic handgun.

"The victim, who suffered a single gunshot wound to the leg, was transported to Mid-Hudson Regional Hospital in stable condition.  Byers and Peterson were arraigned before the town of East Fishkill Court and remanded to the Dutchess County Jail in lieu of $75,000 cash bail or $150,000 bond.  The State Police were assisted on scene by the Dutchess County Sherriff’s Office and the East Fishkill Police Department."

Petersen (top), Byers (bottom)

Photos:  NYSP

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