NEWS RELEASE DETAILS

DATE/TIME: Friday, September 9th, 2005 / 05:40 PM
SUBJECT:MAIN AVENUE MURDER VICTIM IDENTIFIED

The man found dead in front of 969 Main Avenue at about 7 a.m. today has been identified as 26-year-old William King of Schenectady. Mr. King who had no known permanent address was shot numerous times in the chest and died at the location where his body was found. An autopsy conducted this afternoon revealed that one of the shots struck his heart and he died from internal bleeding.

There are no suspects at this time and it is unknown why Mr. King was targeted.

Anyone with information about Mr. King or the circumstances surrounding the incident is asked to contact Schenectady Police at 382-5263.

No other information is available at this time.