Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Violence in the City

Gossips just received this press release from the Hudson Police Department.
On Tuesday, August 16, 2022, at approximately 7:48 p.m., the Hudson City Police Department received a transferred call from the Columbia County 911 Center reporting that a stabbing had just occurred in the area of the Hudson Terrace Apartments located on Front St. within the City of Hudson. 
HPD Patrol Units responded immediately to the area and located the injured victim, a 14-year-old male with a stab wound to his chest. Information gathered at this point indicates that the victim was engaged in a verbal argument with another juvenile male just prior to the stabbing.
Greenport Rescue Squad responded to the scene and transported the victim to a helipad where he was transported by helicopter to Albany Medical Hospital for emergency treatment. The victim was treated for non-life threatening injuries at the hospital and later released. 
The suspect was not immediately identified when police arrived on the scene. Police checked the area for the suspect with negative results. HPD Detectives are currently investigating this felony assault.
This was an isolated incident involving an ongoing issue between the two subjects who are familiar with one another.
Police are currently still investigating the above incident. If anyone has any further information they would like to share with the Police, please contact the Hudson City Police Department, Detective Division at (518) 828 3388.

The New York State Police, the Columbia County Sheriff's Office, and the Greenport Police Department HPD with this investigation.

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