NEWBURGH – Police have nabbed a New Windsor man in connection with the latest shooting in the City of Newburgh.
At about 8:15 p.m. Thursday Newburgh City Police arrested Ryan Discua, 23, in the area of 230 Broadway. He had a 9mm semi-automatic handgun on him at the time. Police executed a search warrant on his residence on Columbus Street in New Windsor following his arrest.
As a result of the investigation, Discua was charged with shooting Romeo Herring on October 9 in the area of 129 William Street.
He was also charged with his involvement in a shooting that occurred shortly after 2 p.m. on Sunday, October 6 in the area of First Street and Carpenter Avenue.
Discua was charged with first-degree assault, three counts of criminal possession of a weapon, and two counts of reckless endangerment.
The investigation is being conducted by Newburgh City Police and the Orange County District Attorney’s Office and is ongoing. Anyone with information about this case is asked to call Newburgh City Police at 845-561-3131.