Man arrested for firing shotgun during fight

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POUGHKEEPSIE – A 55-year-old man was arrested on Saturday afternoon after firing a shotgun during a physical altercation on North Clinton Street in the City of Poughkeepsie.  The 3:40 p.m. incident resulted in Joseph Greenfield being charged with felony reckless endangerment and misdemeanor menacing.


Multiple City of Poughkeepsie police responded to the report of shots being fired and a subject at the scene in possession of a shotgun,  The officers secured the location and detained Greenfield, who was reportedly involved in the incident.  Police determined that Greenfield had been involved in a fight with another person, at which time he produced a shotgun and discharged one shot.


Detectives and crime scene technicians interviewed witnesses and collected evidence at the scene.  Greenfield was processed at police headquarters.