Driver Shot Dead In Poughkeepsie


(Poughkeepsie, NY) -- In Poughkeepsie, at first it looked like a fatal auto accident, then responding police discovered that the driver had been shot. Now City of Poughkeepsie police are investigating the crash yesterday afternoon on Livingston Street as a possible homicide. The 29 year old victim was transported to a local hospital and pronounced dead shortly after arrival. Anyone with information that might be helpful is asked to call police at (845) 451-4000.

Yesterday's shooting is the second fatal shooting in Poughkeepsie this week. On Monday a 24 year old man said he shot a 21 year old Poughkeepsie man on Morgan Avenue; the shooter said the killing was in self-defense.

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