Man arrested in connection with shooting



NEWBURGH – A 19-year-old man has been arrested by Newburgh City
Police in connection with a shooting that took place on May 21 at 778

Members of the Anti-Crime Unit spotted Skyler Davis of Newburgh sitting
on the steps of 295 Liberty Street and when he saw the officers, he fled
into the building.

With the assistance of patrol officers, Davis was located in a vacant
apartment on the third floor and taken into custody without incident.

After his arrest, police recovered 30 decks of heroin, 5.8 grams of marijuana,
drug packaging material and a digital scale, all from the apartment.

Davis was charged with criminal possession of a weapon and reckless endangerment,
both as felonies stemming from the shooting at 778 Broadway and criminal
possession of a controlled substance as a felony and misdemeanor, as well
as unlawful possession of marijuana.

The investigation into the shooting is continuing.

Anyone with information is asked to call Newburgh City Police at 845-561-3131.

All calls will be kept confidential.


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