Police: 2 shootings occur hours apart in Mount Vernon

Sources told News 12 the person was shot in the chest just before 6 p.m. between Union Avenue and 3rd Street. They say additional shots were fired at Union Avenue and 2nd Street with two suspects ran into a nearby building on Union.

News 12 Staff

Sep 28, 2022, 12:18 AM

Updated 610 days ago

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Police say there were two shootings that took place hours apart Tuesday evening in Mount Vernon.
Sources told News 12 one person was shot in the chest just before 6 p.m. between Union Avenue and 3rd Street. They say additional shots were fired at Union Avenue and 2nd Street with two suspects who ran into a nearby building on Union.
Police say the shooter in the first shooting is still at large. There's been no word on the condition of the victim.
This is the third shooting to occur in the area within a week. Four people were shot at a vigil last week on 8th Avenue.
Anyone with information on the cases is asked to call Mount Vernon police.


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