Shots fired on Lander Street
Police leave markers at the scene of a reported shooting, Thursday night
On Thursday at approximately 8 p.m., the City of Newburgh Police Department received a Shot Spotter notification indicating shots had been fired on Lander Street near the intersection of Gidney Avenue.
Upon arrival, officers located City of Newburgh resident Kevin Garcia, age 27, who had a gunshot wound to his left leg. Officers placed a tourniquet on the victim’s leg in an attempt to stem the bleeding and then transported him via police cruiser to the St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital.
Police said Garcia was uncooperative with investigators at the hospital.
The incident is being investigated by the Non-Fatal Shooting Task Force.
Anyone with information is urged to contact the City of Newburgh police department at (845)561-3131.