ALBANY, NY – On Saturday, August 28, 2021 at approximately 10:40 p.m., officers responded to the area of Sherman Street and Henry Johnson Boulevard for reports for shots fired. Upon arrival, officers learned that shots had been fired near that location and located a 46-year-old man on the 100 block of Elk Street with a gunshot wound to the hand.
Shortly after the call, officers responded to the area of Hudson Avenue and Henry Johnson Boulevard for reports of a shooting victim. Upon arrival, officers located a 42-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the torso. He was treated at the scene by emergency medical personnel and transported to Albany Medical Center Hospital.
In addition, staff from Albany Medical Center Hospital notified police that two men, ages 17 and 25, entered the room with gunshot wounds. The 17-year-old sustained a gunshot wound to the upper leg and the 25-year-old to his back.
A 48-year-old man also walked into Albany Memorial Hospital with a gunshot wound to the abdomen. He was subsequently transferred to Albany Memorial Hospital.
Through investigation, it has been determined that all five men were shot during the incident on Sherman Street near Henry Johnson Boulevard. At this time, their injuries all appear to be non-life-threatening.
A separate shooting incident occurred on Grand Street near Madison Avenue.
On Sunday, August 29th at approximately 12:00 a.m., officers responded to the area of Grand Street and Madison Avenue for reports of shots fired. Upon arrival, officers located evidence consistent with gunshots and began to conduct an investigation.
Shortly after the call, staff from Albany Medical Center Hospital notified police that a 31-year-old man entered the emergency room with a gunshot wound to the torso and also to his ankle.
He is currently be treated at the hospital for what appear to be non-life threatening injuries.