Baby shot in the face with pellet gun while in mother’s arms


KINGSTON – The Ulster County Sheriff’s Office is seeking assistance
from the public in solving an assault that occurred around 9:40 p.m. on
July 5. Deputies and State Police responded to the Sunset Woods mobile
home park at 130 Timberwall Road in the Town of Saugerties.

A woman was carrying her 15-month old child into her residence when the
child was shot in the face with what is believed to be a pellet gun.

The child was taken to the HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley Broadway
Hospital Campus for treatment, during which a pellet was found lodged
in the child’s face.

Detectives are pursuing leads and ask anyone with information about the
assault to call the crime tip hotline at 845-340-3599 or 845-338-3640
to speak with Det. Babcock.


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