Police investigate second shooting in less than 12 hours

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City of Poughkeepsie Police at the North White Street shooting.

POUGHKEEPSIE – City police are investigating a North White Street shooting that sent a 29-year-old man to the hospital on Tuesday morning.  The incident was reported to City of Poughkeepsie 911 at approximately 10:30 a.m.

Responding officers were told that the victim had been transported to Vassar Brothers Medical Center in a private vehicle.

According to City of Poughkeepsie Police Captain Rich Wilson, several shell casings and other evidence were collected in the area of 7 North White Street.  A police K-9 unit was assisting in evidence recovery at the scene.

Additional officers and detectives responded to the hospital to interview the victim, who sustained non-life-threatening wounds.

Less than 12 hours earlier, a man was shot near the intersection of Smith and Mansion Streets and later died at the hospital.

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