Man shot in the back; gun found
City police are investigating a shooting on North Miller Street.
About 10:55 p.m. Wednesday, the Newburgh Police Department received reports of a shooting near a parking lot on Miller Street, and they found a loaded handgun on the curb, the department said Thursday.
About that same time, the department said, St. Luke’s Hospital notified police a man had just arrived with a gunshot wound to his back.
The man, who was not
identified, had been taken to the hospital by a friend and was admitted, police said. They did not provide his condition.
Police said they did not know if the gun found on the curb near the shooting scene was used in the incident.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call city police at (845) 561-3131.