PBA: 19-year-old shot near Poughkeepsie school

Authorities say gunfire rang out on Lent Street Tuesday around 4 p.m. right around the corner from Warring Elementary School.

News 12 Staff

Apr 7, 2022, 11:55 AM

Updated 833 days ago

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A man was shot a near a school in Poughkeepsie Tuesday afternoon, according to the City of Poughkeepsie PBA.
Authorities say gunfire rang out on Lent Street Tuesday around 4 p.m. right around the corner from Warring Elementary School.
They say they received multiple calls for shots fired and found a 19-year-old victim with gunshot wounds on his legs.
He was taken to a hospital and is expected to be OK.
The PBA says several buildings have been damaged by bullets.
Anyone with information is asked to call the confidential TIP LINE at (845) 451-7577.


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