Shawangunk man arrested for murder

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The scene in the area on the morning of Michael Hankins murder

SHAWANGUNK – A 26-year-old Town of Shawangunk man has been arrested in connection with the shooting death of another man early Tuesday.

State Police said the victim, identified as Michael Hankins, 29, of Woodridge, was found dead outside a home on Vinnegar Hill Road at around 5 a.m.

Investigation led troopers to a Pine Bush location where they arrested Walter Post, Jr. He was charged with murder and remanded to the Ulster County Jail.