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Posted on: February 22, 2021

ALBANY POLICE INVESTIGATING SHOOTING INCIDENT

ALBANY, NY – Albany police are currently investigating a shooting incident that appears to have occurred on Hoffman Avenue.

At approximately 8:50 p.m., officers responded to the area of Hoffman Avenue and Second Avenue for reports of shots fired. Shortly after the call, a 47-year-old man was located inside of a vehicle on Southern Boulevard near Delaware Avenue with a gunshot wound to his back. Preliminarily, it appears the man sustained his injuries while in the area of Hoffman Avenue and Second Avenue.

The victim was treated at the scene by emergency medical personnel and transported to Albany Medical Center Hospital with what at this time appear to be non-life threatening injuries.

The incident remains under investigation and anyone with information is asked to call the Albany Police Detective Division at 518-462-8039.

100% anonymous tips may also be submitted to Capital Region Crime Stoppers online at www.capitalregioncrimestoppers.com or by downloading the free P3 Tips mobile app.


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