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Victim's brother testifies in Albany murder trial


The brother of a murder victim was the first witness called Monday as testimony began in a multi-defendant Albany gang murder trial.

La Shelton Stanford's brother told the jury about the murder victim, while the six men accused of his murder listened.

Stanford was shot multiple times in the parking lot of Brickhouse Productions in February 2010.

Also testifying this morning, Albany Police Crime Scene Investigator John Bryant, who showed pictures of the murder scene, and shell casings from a 9 millimeter pistol found there.

The murder trial is expected to last a week and a half.

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