Police: Murder charge filed in July fatal shooting at Vibez Bar and Lounge in Schenectady

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SCHENECTADY A city man has been arrested and charged in connection with the fatal July shooting of a man at Vibez Bar and Lounge in Schenectady, authorities said.

Markeith A. Buchanan, was taken into custody Tuesday morning at about 8 a.m. in Schenectady, records show.

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Buchanan is accused of shooting the victim, 24-year-old John W. Bass, with an unknown .45-caliber handgun at 1490 State St., just before 1 a.m. July 1, according to allegations filed by police in court. The address is the address of Vibez Bar and Lounge.

Buchanan faces one count each of second-degree murder and second-degree criminal possession of a weapon.

Buchanan was arraigned later Tuesday and ordered held without bail.

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