Police ID Poughkeepsie teenager in fatal shooting

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Police have identified the teenager fatally shot on a City of Poughkeepsie street early Sunday morning.

Daquell D. LeBlanc, 17, of the City of Poughkeepsie, was shot at 364 Main St. around 1 a.m. Sunday, according to a police news release. He was taken to Vassar Brothers Medical Center a short time later, where he was pronounced dead.

An autopsy performed by the Dutchess County medical examiner's office concluded that LeBlanc died from a single gunshot wound to the chest, the release said.

Authorities do not believe the shooting was a random act. Anyone with information is urged to contact police at 845-451-7577.


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