ALERT CENTER: 21-year-old man accused of shooting at tow truck driver in Poughkeepsie

A man is behind bars, accused of shooting at a tow truck driver in Poughkeepsie.

News 12 Staff

May 6, 2022, 9:48 AM

Updated 811 days ago

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A man is behind bars, accused of shooting at a tow truck driver in Poughkeepsie.
The city of Pougkeepsie PBA posted this. A man called 911 around 2 a.m. Thursday saying he had been shot at on South Avenue.
When officers got there, the man told them he was trying to repossess a car and another man came up to him with a gun.
When the tow man started to run, the other guy started shooting at him, hitting the tow truck several times.
Police say they found multiple shell casings and a gun. Later, they found 21-year-old Kelly Thompson and arrested him.
He faces several felony charges, including attempted assault.


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