A Hudson Valley child was injured after many bullets were shot towards his home.

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On Monday around 6:30 p.m., City of Poughkeepsie Police received a call reporting shots fired in the area of North White Street.

Multiple units were dispatched to the area.

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Upon arrival, officers found a number of bullet strikes to the wall and window of a home.

Officers made contact with the residents of the apartment and located an 8-year-old boy who was injured after bullets entered the home.

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The child suffered a cut to his chest after being struck with debris from gunfire, police say.

Officers contacted Mobile Life EMS and the victim was transported to Mid Hudson Regional Hospital for treatment.

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Crime scene technicians and detectives responded to the scene to investigate. Multiple items of evidence were located and collected. This investigation is ongoing. If you have any information, call the confidential TIP LINE at (845)451-7577.

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