Police are hoping the public can help after they say a 21-year-old shooting victim refused to give them details about the shooting.

On Saturday around 4:30 a.m., City of Poughkeepsie police dispatch received a call from a local hospital reporting that a man walked into the emergency room with a gunshot wound to the lower leg.

The man who was shot, a 21-year-old, is described by police as being uncooperative. He said he was shot on Montgomery Street but refused to give more information regarding the shooting or provide a description of the shooter, police say.

The 21-year-old’s injuries don’t appear to be life-threatening, officials say.

Anyone with information on this incident is encouraged to contact the City of Poughkeepsie Police Department at 845-451-4000 or the tip line at 845-451-7577.

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