NYSP hold press conference after 3 Schenectady men charged in Pittstown murder

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LATHAM, N.Y. (NEWS10) — New York State Police held a press conference Tuesday morning at Troop G Headquarters in regards to the arrest of three Schenectady men charged with murder following the investigation into the shooting death of Nathaniel Miller, 19, of Pittstown.

Police say Devin VanPatten, 19, of Schenectady, Carlos Lewis, 24, of Schenectady and Kyle Hutchinson, 21, of Schenectady broke into a home in Pittstown and while inside shot and killed Miller. The men allegedly fled into the woods. The shooting happened on June 9. Police believe the incident is drug-related.

Charges:

Devin VanPatten

  • Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree
  • Murder in the Second Degree
  • Burglary in the First Degree
  • Attempted Robbery in the First Degree

Carlos Lewis

  • Murder in the Second Degree
  • Burglary in the First Degree
  • Attempted Robbery in the First Degree

Kyle Hutchinson

  • Murder in the Second Degree
  • Burglary in the First Degree
  • Attempted Robbery in the First Degree

All three men are currently in the Rensselaer County Jail.

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