NEW WINDSOR – A 21-year-old woman was shot to death in an apartment at Knox Village on Blooming Grove Turnpike just after midnight Saturday morning.
A 20-year-old man in the apartment was also shot but is expected to live.
New Windsor police are looking for the suspect or suspects responsible for the shooting. No motive is known at this time.
According to a police news release, officers responded at 12:03 a.m. Saturday to reports of shots fired and people screaming in the area of apartment 119 in Knox Village. They found the two victims, but the shooter or shooters had fled the scene.
The woman was pronounced dead at the scene. The man was taken to the Newburgh campus of Montefiore St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. Police are withholding their identities, pending notification of their families.
“This tragic shooting has taken a young life from us far too soon, and it not only affects the family of the victim but it impacts our community as a whole,” said New Windsor police Chief Robert Doss. “We are committed to catching those responsible for this heinous crime and bringing them to justice.”
State police are assisting New Windsor police in the investigation. Anyone who might have information relevant to the investigation is asked to call New Windsor police at 565-7000.