Brooklyn man arrested for fatal shooting of 15-year-old Eddie Stanley
SCHENECTADY, N.Y. - An arrest has been made in the Schenectady shooting of 15-year-old Eddie Stanley.
31-year-old James Wells, of Brooklyn NY, is being charged with 2nd degree murder.
Police found that Stanley had been shot five times in the chest in a Schenectady apartment when officers responded to a report of a fight at a party on June 12th.
Neighbors say the fight occurred during a party located at 730 Bridge St. where Stanley was working as a disc jockey.
Stanley was a sophomore at Schenectady High School, where he was considered a rising star on the varsity basketball team.
Wells was picked up Sunday night in New York City by the U.S. Marshals Service, with assistance by the NYPD Brooklyn South Gang Unit He was arraigned in Schenectady City Court Monday morning, and sent to Schenectady County Jail without bail.
During a press conference Monday morning, Police Commissioner Wayne Bennett says they are looking for others involved in the shooting.
Bennett says witnesses led investigators to Wells.