Major R. Christopher West
Troop G Commander
The preliminary investigation has determined the occupants of the residence woke up to multiple suspects attempting to force entry into the home.
During the incident, 19-year-old Nathaniel M. Miller suffered a fatal gunshot wound.
At this time is it is believed that three suspects were involved. Following the shooting the suspects ran into the wooded area behind the residence.
The investigation is active at this time. Preliminary information suggests this was a targeted shooting and the parties involved knew one another. There is not believed to be an ongoing threat to the community.
The New York State Police are asking anyone who may have any information regarding this investigation to contact the New York State Police tip line at 1-800-448-3847 or email@example.com .
Further updates will be released on the newsroom.