Poughkeepsie police ID man killed in Monday shooting

Daily Freeman-1 year before

Johnson was killed Monday afternoon by a man who claimed self-defense and who has been released from custody pending grand jury action in the case.

On Monday, police said a 911 caller reported he had just shot a man. When officers arrived, they found Johnson lying on the sidewalk with multiple gunshot wounds.

Police said a handgun was recovered from underneath the shooting victim and that the admitted shooter, a 24-year-old Poughkeepsie resident, gave police the gun he said he used in the killing.


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