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Four shot in parking lot of Poughkeepsie bar

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POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. -- Four people were injured in a shooting in the City of Poughkeepsie.

The 911 center received multiple calls early Friday morning for shots fired in the area of Reade Place. Shortly after the calls came in, staff from the Vassar Brothers Hospital Emergency Department called police to report that several gunshot victims had arrived in a private vehicle.

Police said an investigation found that four people had been shot in the parking lot of the Corner Pocket Bar on South Avenue. Three of the victims are hospitalized; one was treated and released.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call the City of Poughkeepsie Police Department's confidential tip line at (845) 451-7577. ClientIP:, UserAgent: CCBot/2.0 ( Profile: TWCSAMLSP