Newburgh student shot in groin during violent melee

City of Newburgh police say the teen was shot at 5:40 p.m. in the parking lot of Varick Homes condominium complex on South Street.

Blaise Gomez

Jun 7, 2022, 4:16 PM

Updated 717 days ago

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A teenage student in Newburgh remains hospitalized Tuesday afternoon after he was shot Monday night in the groin. 
City of Newburgh police say the teen was shot at 5:40 p.m. in the parking lot of Varick Homes condominium complex on South Street. 
The victim’s family tells News 12 that children were playing outside when four shots were fired.
They say the 18-year-old victim is a junior and varsity basketball player at Newburgh Free Academy and that the teen’s mother is an amputee because of gun violence.
“Now here it is, the whole same thing," said Tay Hammond. "The whole same aftermath, and once again - an innocent person being at the right place at the wrong time.”
City of Newburgh police are asking anyone with information about the shooting to contact them at 845-569-7509


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