Gunshots fired upstate New York sheriff’s office!

Poughkeepsie sheriff’s office evacuated with police in standoff with gun man.

Poughkeepsie, NY(–The Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office, New York State Police, and Poughkeepsie Police Department officers evacuated the Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday and remain in a standoff with a lone gunman who barricaded himself in the police building. As reported by The Poughkeepsie Journal, gunfire was reported at the official law enforcement building located at North Hamilton Street in Poughkeepsie about 70 miles upstate from New York City this afternoon.

The building was evacuated and surrounding city streets were secured while numerous different New York law enforcement agencies attempt to end the standoff with the unidentified gun man peacefully. No other information regarding the assailant, the number of shots fired, or if anyone was injured has been reported. news for New York criminal law attorneys.

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