Police investigate Hudson's third shooting in three months
Bill Williams is reporting for Columbia-Greene Media that the city of Hudson June 9 had its third shots-fired incident of 2021. Multiple law enforcement agencies are investigating, Hudson police chief L. Edward Moore said. The incident Wednesday took place on N. 5th Street between State and Columbia streets. No injuries were reported. The police found no evidence that anyone was hit or wounded by the gunfire. the chief said. Police are looking for a black man, wearing blue jeans but no shirt, who was seen leaving an area of Columbia Street on foot immediately after the incident. At approximately 2:45 p.m., Hudson police were called to N. 5th Street after receiving numerous reports of multiple gunshots. Hudson police, state police and the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office all responded to the scene and closed off the area to vehicle and foot traffic. A total of six to 10 shots were fired, Moore said. A moving vehicle on 5th Street was struck by a bullet. It passed through a side window of a pickup truck before becoming lodged in the truck’s rear seat. The driver was not injured. This is the third shooting incident in Hudson this year. On April 29, an unidentified 20-year-old man from Hudson was shot on N. 3rd Street. Several shots were fired in that incident, which occurred in the late morning. There have been no arrests in the case. The first incident in 2021 came on April 17, in the area of 234 Robinson Street. More than a dozen shots were fired, but no injuries were reported. Read the full story at HudsonValley360 [dot] com.