Newburgh Man Shot and Killed Inside VehicleJan 7th, 2014 | By HV Insider | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article
City of Newburgh Police are investigating the first homicide of 2014. The incident was first reported just before 4:30 PM Monday afternoon, when a call came into Police HQ stating that a vehicle had crashed into one of the Mount Saint Mary dormitories.
When emergency responders arrived on scene, they discovered the driver, and lone occupant at the time, had sustained several gunshot wounds.
Jared Plante, 36, of Newburgh was transported to St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Detectives are investigating the incident at this time. No motive has been given, but police believe the gunshots could have come from a passenger inside the vehicle.
Anyone with information is urged to contact the City of Newburgh Police at 845-561-3131.
The Orange County District Attorney’s Office is assisting with the investigation.