NYSP identify Cobleskill man killed by gunshot to the head


COBLESKILL, N.Y. (NEWS10) – New York State Police have made an arrest in connection with a homicide in Cobleskill on Thursday.

The incident happened at around 12:45 a.m. Thursday on Lamont District Road.

Police say they found 50-year-old Timothy Oldorff of Cobleskill with a gunshot wound to the back of his head around 12:45 a.m. Thursday on Lamont District Road. He was transported to Albany Medical Center where he later died.

A 17-year-old was charged with first-degree assault, first-degree criminal use of a firearm, and fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon. He was remanded to Schoharie County Jail.

The case is currently being investigated by the by the Troop G Bureau of Criminal Investigation, Major Crimes Unit, and Forensic Identification Unit.

Police say there is no threat to the public at this time.

NEWS10 ABC will continue to update this story with the latest information.

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