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Shooter Sentenced in 2018 Albany Murder Case

Albany County District Attorney David Soares

 

 

Press Release

August 2, 2019

 

 

 Shooter Sentenced in 2018 Albany Murder Case




  



ALBANY, NY – District Attorney P. David Soares announced today that SHAQUILLE MOORE, 27, of Albany, was sentenced to 18 years to Life in State Prison, before the Honorable Peter A. Lynch in Albany County Court this morning. This sentence will run concurrent to a 2 to 4 year sentence currently being served for a 2018 conviction in Clinton County.

On May 17, 2019, MOORE pleaded guilty to (1) Count of Murder in the Second Degree, a Class A Felony.

On June 12, 2018, at approximately 6:15 PM, MOORE and another individual, TRAYRON PALMER, intentionally shot at a group of people located on the front porch of a home on Livingston Avenue in the City of Albany. During the incident 20-year old Equan Fallen was shot in the chest and later died as a result of his injuries.

On March 1, 2019, TRAYRON PALMER pleaded guilty to (1) Count of Manslaughter in the First Degree, a Class B Violent Felony, for his role in the incident. On April 26, 2019, PALMER was sentenced to 23 years in State Prison, to be followed by 5 years of Post- Release Supervision, before the Honorable Peter A. Lynch in Albany County Court.

Deputy Chief Assistant District Attorney Cheryl Fowler and Assistant District Attorney Collin D’Arcy handled the prosecution of this case.

For more information please contact Nicole Duran at (518) 275-4707 or [email protected]






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