Wednesday, September 27, 2023
Wednesday, September 27, 2023
Wednesday, September 27, 2023

Crossfire Chaos at College Family Weekend: Accountant Dad Slain by Homeless Hotel Hubbub




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Tragedy struck during a festive Family Weekend at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York, as a 53-year-old accountant lost his life amidst the chaos of a hotel lobby shootout, Your Content has learned.

Paul Kutz, a father visiting his son at the college, was fatally caught in the crossfire at the Courtyard by Marriott Poughkeepsie hotel on Sunday morning.

The incident unfolded at around 7:30 AM, sending shockwaves through the usually peaceful event. The lobby, usually bustling with families, turned into a scene of turmoil as bullets flew, claiming Kutz’s life in the process.

The suspects, identified as Devin Taylor, 26, and Roy Johnson, 35, both homeless individuals, were apprehended in connection with the shooting. The motive behind the shootout remains unclear, leaving investigators to piece together the events that led to this tragic loss of life.

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The Marist College Family Weekend, a cherished tradition for many, had taken an unexpectedly grim turn, leaving attendees and the college community shaken. Authorities were called to the scene not only due to the shooting but also in response to the discovery of materials that could potentially be used for making explosives, as reported by the New York Post.

As the investigation unfolds, questions linger about what sparked the violent altercation and how the hotel, typically a place of comfort for visitors, became a site of such unsettling turmoil. The incident serves as a stark reminder of how unexpected violence can disrupt even the most mundane and joyful of occasions.

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