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Friday night Schenectady shooting victim dies

Schenectady police officers look for evidence in front of the Star Liquor Center at State Street and Kelton Avenue on Friday, Sept. 20, 2020.
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Schenectady police officers look for evidence in front of the Star Liquor Center at State Street and Kelton Avenue on Friday, Sept. 20, 2020.

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SCHENECTADY — The victim of Friday night’s shooting at State and Kelton streets, identified as an Albany man, has died, city police said.

While Elnahcere S. Vincent, 22, of Albany, was initially listed as in critical condition after the 7:57 p.m. shooting, police said Saturday he was pronounced dead shortly after arriving at the hospital.

Police said the initial call was for shots fired near the intersection, and the first officers on the scene found Vincent, who had been shot multiple times, in the area of 1142 State St., where Star Liquor is located. Medics from the Schenectady Fire Department transported him to a local hospital, where police said he was pronounced dead.

The investigation is ongoing, with no suspects in custody as of Saturday morning. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Schenectady Police Department TIPS line at 518-788-6566.

It was the fifth shooting homicide to date this year in Schenectady, which had no shooting homicides in 2019.

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