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Schenectady resident arrested for attempted murder in Albany


Man Charged with ‌Attempted Murder in Albany

ALBANY – A Schenectady man has been charged with attempted murder of a man in September in Albany, police‌ said Monday.

Devonte Dent, 23, of Schenectady,‍ was arrested Sunday after a domestic dispute‌ in the area of North Manning Boulevard and Third Street, police said.

That incident resulted in Dent being charged‍ with second-degree ⁤criminal possession of a weapon, a felony, accused possessing a .44 caliber revolver, police said.

Police then also charged him ⁣in connection with a ‌shooting⁤ from Sept. 10 in⁤ the ⁤area of Bradford and Quail streets where a 19-year-old suffered ⁣a gunshot wound⁣ to his upper⁤ thigh, police said.

Dent was charged in⁣ that case with second-degree ​attempted ⁢murder, second-degree criminal⁤ possession of a⁢ weapon and second-degree criminal mischief.

Dent ‍was arraigned and‍ ordered held.

This incident serves as a reminder of the importance ⁣of conflict resolution⁢ and ⁢the consequences of ⁤violence. ⁣It is crucial for communities to come⁤ together to address issues and work towards a safer environment for everyone.

Emily Stanton
Emily Stanton
Emily Stanton, a skillful journalist previously based in Boston, is adept at covering a diverse array of stories. Her thorough and engaging reporting style, honed with a Master's in Journalism from Boston University, focuses on community-relevant stories.
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  1. Disagree Attempted murder is a serious crime that should not be taken lightly. The safety of our communities should always be a priority.


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