Colonie man charged with Murder in Central Avenue shooting

Albany County

COLONIE, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Albany police have made an arrest in connection to a fatal shooting in the city.

Natural Wise Joseph, 33, was arrested Tuesday afternoon for the shooting death of Lashon Turner, 39, of Albany.

Police responded to a shooting on Central Avenue around 6:25 p.m. on Friday, May 21 where they found Turner with a gunshot wound the to the torso. He later died at Albany Medical Center.

Joseph was charged with Murder in the Second Degree and Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree.

At the time of his arrest, Joseph was found in possession of cocaine and charged with one count of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree.

Joseph was arraigned Wednesday where he pled not guilty. He is expected back in court on Friday.

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