Man murdered in Jefferson, police say

A 60-year-old Jefferson man shot and killed a 43-year-old man in the Schoharie County town of Jefferson early on Thursday, Sept. 24 during a dispute in a home on Westkill Road, police say.

Left: Jack S. Macaluso. Photo via the New York State Police. 

Jack S. Macaluso reportedly shot Dale C. McGregor with a long gun during an argument in the residence, according to a press release. McGregor died of his injuries, police say. 

Macaluso was charged with second degree murder, criminal possession of a weapon and endangering the welfare of a child. He is being held in jail on no bail while the investigation continues.

A reporter for the Mountain Eagle was at the scene and has more details:

It is believed that the shooting occurred at McGregor’s residence, but state police said they could not confirm it Thursday. Complicating matters is a one-vehicle accident involving a car belonging to one of the men that apparently occurred before the shooting. A trooper at the scene confirmed that the car was registered to McGregor, but would give no further details.

The investigation is continuing, police say.