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Schenectady Police: City man charged in November shots fired incident; Vehicle struck

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SCHENECTADY — A Schenectady man has been arrested connection with a November shots fired incident in the city’s Mont Pleasant neighborhood.

No one was hurt in the shooting.

Edward H. Fick, 37, of Schenectady, was charged Friday with one count each of second-degree criminal possession of a weapon and first-degree reckless endangerment, felonies, as well as charges related to his arrest, police said.

He is accused of opening fire just before 10 a.m. Nov. 26 in the area of Sixth Avenue and Pleasant Street. Police responded and discovered  a vehicle had been struck, but no one was injured.

Police took Fick into custody after executing a search warrant at 1809 Jerome Ave. following an investigation with assistance from the U.S. Marshal Task Force.

During the search, police say they found him in possession of a semi-automatic handgun and crack cocaine. He was charged with one count each of fourth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and third-degree criminal possession of a weapon related to those, police said.

Fick was being held Friday while awaiting arraignment.

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