Man shot in latest round of Newburgh gunfire

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NEWBURGH – A 28-year-old Newburgh man sustained a gunshot wound to his ankle in the latest round of gunfire in the city.

At about 1:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 23, Newburgh Police received a ShotSpotter activation in the area of 79 Liberty Street for five rounds and a second activation less than a minute later in the area of 90 Washington Street for four rounds.

Officers also found nine shell casings in the area of 77 Liberty Street.

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