NEWS RELEASE DETAILS

DATE/TIME: Tuesday, September 30th, 2008 / 11:30 PM
SUBJECT:Shooting Investigations

Schenectady Police are currently investigating two shootings in the city.

At 4:16 PM Police responded to the area of 712 Stanley Street for a report of shots fired. A vehicle seen leaving the scene was stopped a short time later by New York State Police on the Thruway. The occupants were questioned by Schenectady Detectives and released pending further investigation.

At 8:52 PM Police responded to Ellis Hospital McClellan Street campus regarding the victim of a gun shoot wound being treated. The victim Kenny Matthews, 22 no address available, as well as several individuals who had transported him to the Hospital were interviewed by Schenectady Detectives. Initial reports are that the shooting occurred on Eagle Street.

Both shootings are currently under investigation and no further details are available.