Police: Suspect claims self-defense in fatal Poughkeepsie shootingPosted: Updated:
There was a deadly shooting in Poughkeepsie on Monday afternoon.
Police say one person was shot around 1:30 p.m. on Morgan Avenue just one block from an elementary school.
They say the alleged shooter actually called them and claimed self-defense.
The 21-year-old victim was rushed to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Poughkeepsie police say the incident is still under investigation.
The shooter has been released from police custody, pending a grand jury investigation.