Schenectady shooting suspect facing attempted murder charges


SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (WRGB) - Schenectady police say the man behind a three victim shooting is officially facing attempted murder charges.

Deshawn Howard was arraigned at Albany Medical Center, where he is recovering from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Police say Howard shot two children and one woman last week in Schenectady. All three victims are in stable condition.

Police say they were waiting to charge Howard based on his condition. They say he's now been turned over to Schenectady County.

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