Shots fired in Poughkeepsie, Monticello

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Within minutes of one another, police in Poughkeepsie and Monticello investigated shots fired at around 1:30 on Friday afternoon.

Several Poughkeepsie City patrol units were dispatched to Corlies Avenue for a report of shots fired. No victims were located; however, a canvass of the area led to the discovery of several shell casings and bullet damage to an occupied residence.

Crime scene technicians responded to the area to collect evidence.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the confidential tipline at (845)451-7577.

In the meantime, Monticello Village Police were searching for an older model black Honda or Toyota following shots being fired in the vicinity of High Street.

Both cases are under investigation.

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