Two charged in Schenectady shooting

Schenectady police charge a city man with attempted murder and a second suspect with hindering the i

Two men were arrested this morning in connection with a shooting last week that left one man wounded on Park Place, police said.

Darryl W. Goff, 33, of 19 James Place, was charged this morning with one count of second-degree attempted murder, along with first-degree assault.

Goff is accused of shooting 35-year-old man three times in front of 241 Park Place just before 10 p.m. Aug. 25. The argument stemmed from a dispute over electricity between neighbors at 239 Park Place.

The victim was later identified as Craig Brinson, of Plymouth Avenue

Brinson survived, but was hospitalized for nearly a week, police spokesman Sgt. Eric Clifford said.

Also charged this morning in the shooting was Kori E. Overton, 36, of Robinson Street. Overton faces one count of second-degree hindering prosecution, accused of driving Goff to the scene and then driving him away after the shooting, police said.

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