State Police arrest three males in town of Ulster shooting

 Major Pierce V. Gallagher
 Troop F Commander

On Saturday, December 01, 2018, the New York State Police at Kingston investigated the report of a shooting that occurred in the roadway on Sawkill Road in the town of Ulster shortly before noon. The incident resulted in the death of Mark Lancaster, age 39, of Kingston, NY. Lancaster was transported from the scene by ambulance to Health Alliance Hospital where he was pronounced deceased. The investigation resulted in the arrest of Maurice Stansberry SR, age 38, of Kingston, NY. Stansberry was charged with two counts of Murder Second Degree and one count of Criminal Possession of a weapon Second Degree. Two 17-year-old males were also charged with two counts of Murder Second Degree.

All three defendants were arraigned in the Town of Ulster Court and remanded to the Ulster County Jail without bail. They are scheduled to return to the Town of Ulster Court on Tuesday, December 4, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. The investigation into the incident is still ongoing. The State Police were assisted in the investigation by The Ulster County District Attorney’s Office, The Ulster County Sheriff’s Office, City of Kingston Police Department, Town of Ulster Police Department and the Ulster Hose Fire Department.