Two charged with murder in death of man in Mechanicville
MECHANICVILLE, NY (WRGB) Two young men have been arraigned on charges for the murder of a 19-year-old in Mechanicville on Monday.
Investigators say 19-year-old Nikolai Mavashev and 16-year-old Joseph Broscko are the two responsible for the death of David Feliciano.
Both were arraigned in Mechanicville court on second degree murder charges and are being held without bail.
"Absolutely I feel much more comfortable now knowing that they have made the arrests," said one neighbor.
Police say the two were responsible for the death of Feliciano, who was shot inside his apartment on Grove St. and was found dead from his injuries outside the home.
Officials spoke with media following the arraignments Thursday morning, saying they’re confident that they arrested to two people involved in the homicide and the public is not at risk.
"We want to reassure the community that we are confident that we have arrested the two people who committed this heinous act," said Mechanicville Police Chief Joseph Waldron.
They say the defendants were acquaintances of the victim, but would not speak on a motive at this time, just saying the young man was targeted for a purpose, and the case is very much still under investigation.