City of Poughkeepsie police responded to reports of a car accident and found the driver with a gunshot wound. Police dispatch received a call Thursday, Dec. 12 at 2:21PM reporting a rollover on Livingston Street, City of Poughkeepsie Detective Sgt. George Camacho said in a press release issued Thursday night.

When law enforcement arrived at the scene, officers discovered the driver had a gunshot wound. City of Poughkeepsie Fire Department and Mobile Life Support Services responded to the scene and transferred the driver to a local hospital. Authorities did not specify which hospital in the press release. The driver was pronounced dead at the hospital a short time later. It was not immediately clear if the victim died because of the gunshot wound or injuries sustained in the car accident.

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The City of Poughkeepsie Police Department identified the victim as a 29-year-old city resident. The driver's name was withheld from the initial press release pending notification of family members. The victim's death is being investigated as a homicide.

Camacho asked anyone with information about the murder to contact the City of Poughkeepsie Police Department at (845) 451-4000 or the tip hotline at (845) 451-7577.

This is the second fatal shooting in the City of Poughkeepsie in a week. On Monday, a 21-year-old City of Poughkeepsie resident died after suffering multiple gunshot wounds in the area of Morgan Avenue. The 24-year-old shooter called 911 to report the incident, claiming he shot in self-defense.