Child injured when stray bullet enters house

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POUGHKEEPSIE – A child has reportedly suffered an abrasion to the neck after a bullet entered a home on North White Street in Poughkeepsie Monday evening.  City police shut down a section of North White Street as the investigation continued after the 6:30 p.m. shooting.


Police responded to the area and an occupant of 32 North White Street claims that a young child in the residence was injured when a bullet entered the house. Initial police communications say that a picture in the house had been struck by a bullet, shattering the glass and the child sustained an abrasion to the neck.


EMS was summoned to the scene to further evaluate the injury.


Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to call the police on the confidential tip line at 845-451-7577.