NEWS RELEASE DETAILS

DATE/TIME: Sunday, October 16th, 2005 / 01:15 PM
SUBJECT:MAN KILLED IN EARLY MORNING SHOOTING

Detectives are investigating the shooting death of a 28-year-old Schenectady man that occurred at about 2:50 this morning during a party at 1018 Cutler Street.

Officers responded to a 911 call from the residence reporting that a man had been shot. Robert Powell, of 800 State Street, was shot once in the chest. He was treated at the scene by Schenectady Fire Department paramedics and transported to Ellis Hospital where he died shortly after arriving.

The shooter fled after the incident and has not yet been identified. It is not known what precipitated the shooting.