Peekskill police investigating a Sunday homicide

Peekskill police are investigating a homicide.

Officers responded at about 4:15 p.m. Sunday to John Street's 600 block for a report of shots fired.

The police said officers located and gave medical aid to a 35-year-old victim, who was taken to NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and later transferred to Westchester Medical Center, where he died from his injuries from the shooting. Police have not yet released the identity of the victim.

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The police said they have persons of interest in custody.

The investigation is ongoing and police asked that anyone with information contact 914-737-8000 or The police said anonymous tips may also be made at under the crime tips section.

Michael P. McKinney is a breaking news reporter for The Journal News, Poughkeepsie Journal and the Times Herald-Record of Middletown.

This article originally appeared on Rockland/Westchester Journal News: Peekskill police investigating a homicide