Police: Woman charged in Wednesday Schenectady shooting; Faces attempted murder, other charges


SCHENECTADY – A Ravena woman has been arrested in connection with a Wednesday afternoon shooting on Duane Avenue that left a woman with a hand injury, authorities said.

Monet Miller, 22, was arrested Wednesday evening and charged with one count of second-degree attempted murder and other charges.

She is accused of aiding another person with shooting the victim in the hand on Duane Avenue, near Kelton Avenue, just before 3 p.m. Wednesday, according to police allegations filed in court.

Further information on the victim’s injury was not available Thursday. More information on the person Miller is accused of aiding was also not available.

Miller was also charged with one count each of first-degree criminal use of a firearm, first-degree reckless endangerment, second-degree criminal possession of a weapon and attempted first-degree assault, felonies.

Miller also is accused of aiding the other participant in possessing the weapon and in firing the gun at another person while on the sidewalk of a residential street.

Police based the charges on statements and video footage, according to the allegations.

Miller was arraigned Thursday and ordered held on $15,000 bail.

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