Former Newburgh Free Academy varsity athlete charged with attempted murder, stabbing 

Daquan Cueto, 21, is accused of shooting at a person in the area of Broadway and Chambers Street on Feb. 13, according to the Orange County District Attorney’s Office.

Blaise Gomez

May 10, 2023, 11:33 AM

Updated 378 days ago

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A former Newburgh Free Academy varsity football and lacrosse player is facing charges of attempted murder and assault in two separate 2023 incidents.
Daquan Cueto, 21, is accused of shooting at a person in the area of Broadway and Chambers Street on Feb. 13, according to the Orange County District Attorney’s Office.
Cueto is also accused of stabbing a person at the Newburgh waterfront June 11.
He also faces weapons charges. He was indicted and arrested on April 24.
According to published online reports, Cueto was a senior and varsity athlete at Newburgh Free Academy in 2020.   


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