Maloney Statement on Two Kids Shot in Poughkeepsie
Newburgh, NY – Representative Sean Patrick Maloney (NY-18) released the following statement after two teenagers, including one student from Poughkeepsie High School, were shot in the City of Poughkeepsie on Wednesday, March 9th.
"My thoughts and prayers go out to the victims, their families and loved ones, and their fellow students at Poughkeepsie High School. I am saddened to learn that yet again two more kids, only a couple years older than my daughter, were shot in Poughkeepsie. I urge anyone with more information to immediately contact the Police Department at (845) 451-7577.”
"From Newburgh to Poughkeepsie gun violence is tearing our families apart – enough is enough. I applaud the swift actions of the Poughkeepsie City School District and the City of Poughkeepsie Police, and I will continue working with our community leaders to stop these senseless shootings and keep our neighborhoods safe.”