Shots fired on Lander Street

Posted 11/21/19

City of Newburgh Police were called to Lander Street and South Street reported shots fired on November21. City Police blocked off Lander Street between South And Gidney Ave. At intersection of Lander Street and Gidney Ave three evidence markers were scene,one subject was taken sto St Lukes/Montefiore Hospital. City of Newburgh still at crime scene at nine o clock,and investigating the shootings

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Shots fired on Lander Street


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.


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