26 March 2020
 Major Robert E. Patnaude
 Troop G Commander

As requested by Schenectady Police department, state police have assumed the investigation into the officer-involved shooting that occurred Tuesday, March 24th, in the City of Schenectady. State police confirm that an autopsy has been conducted, and has determined that 34-year-old Michael Wallace died of a gunshot wound. The autopsy was performed on Wednesday, March 25th , at Albany Medical Center by Dr. Michael Sikirica.

The investigation is ongoing at this time, further updates will be posted to the newsroom as they become available.




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