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Man shot dead in Schenectady

Man shot dead in Schenectady

Carlos Figueroa, 26, was fatally shot Monday evening on Paige Street in Schenectady.
Man shot dead in Schenectady
Schenectady police officers look for evidence at the scene of a shooting in front of 545 Paige St. on Monday evening. The victim, who was not breathing and unresponsive, was taken to Ellis Hospital.
Photographer: Peter R. Barber

Carlos Figueroa, 26, was fatally shot Monday evening on Paige Street in Schenectady.

Shortly after 9 p.m., Schenectady Police responded to a report of a male suffering from a gunshot wound at the corner of Paige and Strong streets.

The victim, identified this morning by police as Figueroa, didn't respond to CPR performed by paramedics and was taken to Ellis Hospital. He was pronounced dead shortly after. Police said the victim was shot in the upper body area.

No further details have been released. Police say there have been no arrests related to the incident.

At the scene this morning police evidence markers remained on the blocked-off street as officers remained nearby.

Barricades remained up closing Paige Street from Van Voast to Strong. Police tape ringed the immediate shooting scene running in front of multiple houses on either side of Paige.

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