Gunshot fired outside strikes teen in his kitchen

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POUGHKEEPSIE – A 16-year-old youth suffered a gunshot wound to his arm early Monday morning in Poughkeepsie.  The teen was shot while standing in the kitchen of his residence at 63 Lent Street at approximately 12:05 a.m.

Arriving officers located the victim who was transported to a local hospital by ambulance personnel.  His wounds are said to be non-life-threatening.

Police officials say the assailant fired the weapon from outside of the residence and had fled from the scene before officers arrived.

The City of Poughkeepsie Police are asking that anyone with information regarding this incident contact law enforcement at 845-451-7577.