From Columbia County D.A's Office:
On August 21, 2018, Mohammad Morshed was arraigned in County Court upon his indictment for Murder in the 2nd Degree, Honorable Richard M. Koweek presiding. The Court has scheduled a trial for June 10, 2019.
The Hudson Police Department investigated this matter and arrested Mohammad Morshed. Justin deArmas represents Mohammad Morshed.
Mohammad Morshed is presumed to be innocent unless and until the People can prove his guilt beyond a reasonable doubt to all twelve (12) of twelve (12) jurors. (Indictment No. 18-031)
Original press releases from HPD:
Press Release – Murder Investigation – Weapon Found
Members of the Hudson Police Department along with NY State Police Investigators from SP Livingston, Troop K Major Crimes Unit , and Troop K Identification Team returned to the scene of Sunday’s shooting death of 19 year old INDERLY IN’STINFIL. Working closely with prosecutors from the Columbia County District Attorney’s Office, the task force obtained a search warrant for the basement at 20 Fairview Avenue. Wednesday afternoon, officers located a .40 caliber Smith & Wesson pistol that had been placed between the foundation and ceiling. As the search expanded, officers then located a spent .40 caliber cartridge in the driveway area between 20 and 18 Fairview.
All items were secured for forensic examination.
MOHAMMED MORSHED , 27 yrs. old, was arrested by Hudson Police and NY State Police outside Kingston, NY Monday morning for the murder of IN’STINFIL.
“The discovery of these items is part of an ongoing investigation that continues to build evidence in this case. The team assembled is pushing forward, working hard, to present a professional case for the prosecution.” Chief
Press Release – Murder City of Hudson
This evening at 8:18pm Columbia County 911 received a call from a citizen who stated that there was a man with a gun in the vicinity of 20 Fairview Avenue and that another man had been shot.
A 19 year old man suffering a gunshot wound to his neck was seen getting into a taxi and left the scene. He was located at Columbia Memorial Hospital where he succumbed to his injury. His name is being withheld at this time pending family notification.
HPD, NY State Police, and Columbia County Sheriff units are at the scene and an investigation is underway.
A PERSON OF INTEREST has been identified….
Police would like to locate MOHAMMED H. MORSHED, 27 yrs old, of Fairview Avenue, Hudson relative to this incident. He is allegedly driving a black 2013 BMW model 525, NY plate number HWL-3050. He may be in possession of a silver handgun.
MORSHED should be considered armed and dangerous.
Anyone with information regarding this case or the location of MORSHED are encouraged to call Hudson City Police detectives at (518) 828-3388.