A Poughkeepsie jury convicted a local man on a number of felony charges this week following a March 2023 attack. The scary incident took place in a busy part of town in broad daylight in Poughkeepsie.

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40-Year-Old Poughkeepsie Man Convicted

After four days of testimony and an afternoon full of deliberations, a 40-year-old Poughkeepsie man was convicted on several felony charges following a March 2023 incident.

Luciano Incardona, 40, of Poughkeepsie, was convicted of the following violent felonies: Attempted Assault in the First Degree, and Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree.


Sentencing in the case is scheduled for July 29, 2024, and Incardona will face a state prison term of15 years and up, in addition to five years of post-release supervision, this according to the Dutchess County District Attorney's Office.

March 'Broad Daylight' Shooting, Main Street Poughkeepsie

In broad daylight,1:41pm on March 15, 2023, it was alleged that Incardona aimed and fired a pistol in the area of 432 Main Street, Poughkeepsie. Reports indicate that 'the defendant stood in an alleyway and attempted to cause serious physical injury to Dwayne Joyner by aiming and firing a pistol at him,' though Joyner, nor anyone else, was struck.

The incident, which was said to have taken pace in an alleyway near Main Street in the area of the Tropical Fresh supermarket. Two .380 bullet castings were recovered near the scene.


The investigation that followed the incident was charged by the City of Poughkeepsie Police Department, and Incardona was apprehended shortly after in the area of Delafield and Talmadge Streets, police say.

Calling it a 'terrifying act of gun violence that occurred midday in the city of Poughkeepsie," Poughkeepsie DA Anthony Parisi went on:

It is a miracle that no one was killed or seriously injured. I am thankful that the jury held the defendant accountable for his deliberate and unconscionable act of violence. Gun violence will not be tolerated in our community.

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