Man killed in State Street shooting in Schenectady


SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Schenectady police responded to a shooting Friday night.

Police said the victim, Elnahcere Vincent, 22, of Albany was shot multiple times just before 8 p.m. Friday at 1142 State St. near Kelton Avenue. Vincent was reportedly treated on scene and taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police scanned the area for evidence, and it’s clear that a window at the Dunkin’ Donuts was shattered. Dunkin’ was closed at the time of the shooting police said.

“Schenectady police detectives and evidence technicians are currently investigating the incident further,” Schenectady Sgt. Jeffrey McCutcheon said. “We don’t have a suspect in custody at this time. If anyone does have information, we urge them to call Schenectady police detectives in regard to this.”

Roads have since been reopened.

At this time, the investigation remains ongoing. If anyone has any information in regards to the incident, contact the Schenectady Police Department TIPS line at 518-788-6566.


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