ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) District Attorney P. David Soares said on Friday, that Raekwon Ellis, 27, of Troy was sentenced for his connection to a 2019 homicide investigation in Albany. Ellis was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison before a judge in Albany County Supreme Court.
According to an indictment, Ellis admitted that on October 18, 2019, at about 7:30 p.m., he intentionally caused the death of 26-year-old Raheen Douglas, by shooting him. The shooting happened in the area of Lexington Avenue and First Street police said.
Investigators determined there was no known connection between the two. It’s unclear what the motive was they said. Ellis was convicted on one count of second-degree murder which is a felony.