Arrest in Poughkeepsie shooting

Building employees at 71 Garden Street were busy cleaning blood and other fluids from the lobby area of 71 Garden Street after the shooting.

POUGHKEEPSIE – City of Poughkeepsie Police have made an arrest in a shooting that injured a teenager in February of 2020.  According to Detective Lieutenant Matt Clark, Poughkeepsie resident Carl Hannans, 21, was charged with the shooting on March 30.

At 1:05 a.m. on February 13, police responded to several reports of gunfire in the vicinity of 69-71 Garden Street in the city.  Officers responded to the area shortly and found a teenage victim with a gunshot wound to the arm in the foyer of 71 Garden Street.

At the crime scene on the day of the incident, Police Captain Rich Wilson said the teenage victim did not reside in Poughkeepsie and the victim had sustained “serious but non-life-threatening injuries” as a result of the shooting.

In a Thursday statement, Clark said the shooting took place during an armed robbery in the alley next to the building where the victim was found.

Hannans has been charged with felonies of attempted murder, attempted robbery, criminal use of a firearm, and two counts criminal possession of a weapon. He was also charged with the misdemeanor of criminal possession of a controlled substance.

Hannans was arraigned and remanded to the Dutchess County Jail on $10,000 cash bail or $20,000 bond. He bonded out of jail on Thursday, April 1.

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