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March 18, 2020

For Immediate Release                                                                      

March 18, 2020 

ALBANY, NY –Albany police are currently investigating a homicide that occurred this evening on Madison Avenue. 

At approximately 4:45 p.m., officers responded to the area of Madison Avenue and New Scotland Avenue for reports of a large group fighting on the sidewalk. Upon arrival, officers located a male victim who had sustained a stab wound to the torso. 

The victim, age 22, was transported to Albany Medical Center Hospital where he was later pronounced deceased. 

At this time the investigation remains ongoing and the name of the victim will not be released until proper notifications have been made.  

Anyone with information is asked to call the Albany Police Detective Division at 518-462-8039. 

Anonymous tips may also be submitted to Capital Region Crime Stoppers online at or by downloading the free P3 Tips mobile app. 


Steven A. Smith
Public Information Officer
Albany Police Department
165 Henry Johnson Boulevard
Albany, New York 12210
Cell: 518-469-2862