Newburgh mayor: Poughkeepsie shooting victim was my cousin

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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.

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