Police: Man charged with attempted murder for shooting at officers

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A Wappinger man is facing attempted murder charges for allegedly trying to kill two police officers Friday.

Police say Keith Potik, 26, opened fire on the officers in Red Hook after they responded to a dispute near Princeton Street and Columbia Avenue.

Officers fired back. During the shootout, Potik's dog was killed but Potik was not shot.

No officers were injured during the incident.

Potik is being held at the Dutchess County Jail without bail.

 

 

 

 

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