An early morning shooting has left one person dead and another facing murder charges. Our Michael Howard has more.
POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. -- Poughkeepsie police have released the name of the man killed in a shooting in the city Thursday morning.
Police say they discovered Michael McNair, 32, with multiple gunshot wounds on Orchard Place after hearing gunshots in the area around 3 a.m.
"Once they arrived on scene, they detained three subjects and discovered a victim of a gunshot wound. A 32-year-old City of Poughkeepsie resident on the sidewalk suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was taken to St. Francis where he was pronounced deceased," said Detective Lieutenant Edward Freer.
Cesar Gomez, 25, has been charged with murder in connection with the deadly shooting. Gomez pleaded not guilty to the charge Thursday morning. He is being held without bond.
Police are asking anyone with information to call the City of Poughkeepsie confidential tip line at (845) 451-7577.