Four shot, one stabbed in City of Newburgh


NEWBURGH – Police in the City of Newburgh had a night of violence overnight Friday into early Saturday morning with shootings and a stabbing.

At about 12:05 a.m., a 49-year-old Newburgh resident was shot in the ankle in the area of the Terrace Tavern near Liberty and Lafayette streets. He was transported to Montefiore St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital and was reported in stable condition.

At 12:17 a.m., officers received a second ShotSpotter activation in the area of Mill and South William streets for several shots fired in the area of El Tropical bar.

Officers located two gunshot victims, a 24-year-old Newburgh resident who had been shot in the lower back/buttocks area, and a 23-year-old Newburgh man who had been shot in the right leg.

A 27-year-old Newburgh man also sustained a laceration to his right hand.

The two gunshot victims were taken to the hospital for treatment.

The 24-year-old victim was reported in stable condition and the 23-year-old was transferred to Westchester Medical Center for advanced medical care.

At about 12:15 a.m., officers received a call from Montefiore St. Luke’s for a stabbing victim who had been brought there by private vehicle. Officers learned that a man and woman, both 18 and from Newburgh, had been attacked in the area of the Newburgh ferry parking lot.

The man sustained two puncture wounds in the upper back and was treated at Montefiore St. Luke’s.

At about 1:34 a.m., officers received another ShotSpotter activation in the area of 29 South Water Street at the ferry parking lot for 8 shots fired. Officers located eight spent shells.

Police learned that a 17-year-old female Newburgh resident had been shot in her right leg and was transported to the hospital before officers arrived. She was listed in stable condition.

Police are looking for any witnesses who may have been in the area of the incidents. Anyone with information is asked to call the police at 845-569-7509. Callers can remain anonymous.