SHERIFF’S OFFICE INVESTIGATING ASSAULT IN HILLSDALE
Sheriff David P. Bartlett reports that the Sheriff’s Office was dispatched by Columbia County 911 on September 23, 2017 at approximately 8:58pm to 9601 State Route 22, the Hillsdale Garden Apartments, in the Town of Hillsdale for an altercation between two males.
Deputy Sheriffs determined that during the altercation where one male was assaulted, a firearm was used, but no one was struck. The man who was assaulted was airlifted to Albany Medical Center for a head injury.
The investigation is on-going and the Sheriff’s Office will release further details as they become available. Sheriff Bartlett does not feel that there is any threat to the community at this time.
Assisting at the scene were the New York State Police, Philmont Police Department, Community Rescue Squad, and Greenport Rescue Squad.Also assisting with the investigation is Columbia County District Attorney Paul Czajka.Investigating for the Sheriff’s Office are Sheriff David Bartlett, Undersheriff John Davi, Lieutenant Wayne Lopez, Senior Investigator Mark Dunspaugh, Investigator Patrick Logue, Investigator William Dunspaugh, Sergeant Jeffrey Hofstetter, Deputy Peter Merante, Deputy Ryen Boehme, and K9 Deputy.