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Alleged Murderer Arraigned for October 2019 Fatal Albany Shooting

Albany County District Attorney David Soares

 

 

Press Release

December 2, 2020

 

 

Alleged Murderer Arraigned for October 2019

 

Fatal Albany Shooting



  

ALBANY, NY - District Attorney P. David Soares announced today that RAEKWON ELLIS, 25, of Troy was arraigned on (1) Count of Murder in the Second Degree, a Class A-1 Felony, before the Honorable William A. Carter in Albany County Court this afternoon.


An indictment was unsealed today alleging that on October 18, 2019, at approximately 7:30 P.M., while in the area of First Street and Lexington Avenue in the City of Albany, ELLIS intentionally caused the death of 26-year-old Raheem Douglas by means of shooting him.

ELLIS pleaded not guilty today and was remanded into custody by the Court.

No new appearance dates have been scheduled at this time.

Assistant District Attorney Michael Shanley is handling the prosecution of this case.


For more information please contact Cecilia Walsh at (518) 275-4710 or [email protected]

 




 

 

 


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