Newburgh mayor: Poughkeepsie shooting victim was my cousinPosted: Updated:
News 12 has learned that the victim in a deadly Poughkeepsie shooting is related to the mayor of Newburgh.
Mayor Torrance Harvey tells News 12 that his cousin was the 21-year-old victim who was shot and killed in the daylight shooting.
The shooting happened Monday afternoon on Morgan Avenue about a block away from an elementary school.
Investigators say the suspected shooter called them claiming self-defense.