Authorities in Dutchess County are responding to reports of a stabbing incident in Poughkeepsie, New York, Your Content is learning. What’s more, two people were rushed to nearby hospitals.
According to preliminary details from police dispatch communications, officers were alerted to an incident sometime shortly after 3 p.m. today on the 400 block of Maple Street.
Upon their arrival, the scene unveiled a three-car motor vehicle accident. Investigations learned that one individual had been beaten by a bat, knifed and run over and another had been stabbed amidst the chaos.
Police are currently working diligently to secure the scene, ensuring the safety of all involved and gathering evidence. Fire and EMS teams are on standby, preparing to provide necessary assistance once the scene is deemed safe.
As of now, there are no further updates regarding the condition of the victims or if any suspects have been identified in connection to the incident.
There have been no arrests made, and no weapons have been recovered from the scene.
CORRECTION NOTICE: This post was updated on August 21, 2023 at 2 p.m. to rectify a mistake in our previous report. In our initial article, we inaccurately stated that a victim was shot during the Poughkeepsie disturbance. After further discussions with the police, it has been clarified that no victim was shot. Instead, one of the two victims was beaten with a bat, stabbed, and run over. The second victim was also run down by a vehicle. We sincerely apologize for the error made in our earlier publication.