Bomb Making Kit Found Near Hudson Valley, New York School, 1 Dead
A tragic situation near a Hudson Valley school got even scarier when police confirmed a bomb-making kit was found.
The Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department provided more information about the fatal shooting near Marist College.
Explosive Making Manual, Materials Found Inside Poughkeepsie, New York Hotel
One man was found dead at the Courtyard Marriott located at 2641 South Road in the Town of Poughkeepsie.
Bomb manuals and materials for explosives were found inside a hotel room, according to the Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department.
"During the building search, a hotel room was found to contain manuals related to the making of explosive devices, as well as materials with the potential to be used as explosives. The New York State Police Bomb Squad responded and secured the material. The ATF was notified. The investigation is continuing," the Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department stated.
Father Of Marist College Student Fatally Shot
On Sunday, Oct. 2, around 7:30 a.m., the Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department received a 911 call of a disturbance at the Courtyard Marriott located at 2641 South Road in the Town of Poughkeepsie. During the phone call, it was reported that shots had been fired. One man was found with a gunshot wound in his hotel room.
The unnamed man was transported to a local area hospital where he was later pronounced deceased, police say. Marist College confirmed the victim is a family member of a student. CBS reports the victim is the father of a Marist student.
The shooting happened during parent's weekend at Marist College. No other injuries were reported.
Two Arrested Following Fatal Shooting in Dutchess County, New York
Two men who police describe as suspects were taken into custody by members of the Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department.
Their names have not been released. Charges have not been announced. Police say the two men have ties to a local gang and did not know the father, CBS reports. Police also confirmed gunshots were fired within and outside of the establishment.
No Threat To Dutchess County, New York
Police say there is no threat to Marist College or any school in the area.
"The Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department currently has no information or reason to believe that there is a threat to Marist College or any other school in the Town of Poughkeepsie," the Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department stated. "There is currently no active threat to the public."
The investigation continues, police say