Police release name of latest Poughkeepsie homicide victim

First responders attend t car crash

POUGHKEEPSIE – City Police in Poughkeepsie have released the identity of the man shot and killed in a vehicle on Thursday afternoon as Jeffrey Johnson, 29, of Poughkeepsie.

An autopsy revealed the cause of death to be a single gunshot wound to his left thigh.

Anyone with information about this killing is asked to call Poughkeepsie City Police at 845-451-4000 or the tip line at 845-451-7577.

Police had been called initially on Thursday afternoon to a report of a possible rollover auto accident in the area of 70 Livingston Street. When officers responded to the scene, they found Johnson had been shot.

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