Thursday night shooting injures one

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POUGHKEEPSIE – City Police are investigating a Thursday night shooting that injured one man.  The shooting occurred around 10:30 p.m. in the vicinity of 325 Church Street.

City police responded to the shooting and found one victim with a bullet wound to his posterior.  Witnesses told police that two or three black males fled the scene heading south.  One suspect was said to be wearing a red sweatshirt.

As of 10:40 p.m., Thursday night police officers including at least one K-9 unit were searching the vicinity of Poughkeepsie High School for the suspects.

No additional information was immediately available.

People that may have information regarding the incident are asked to call City of Poughkeepsie Police at 845-451-7577.