ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — A teenager was shot and killed in the city of Albany Monday night. The shooting scene is in the neighborhood next to the governor’s mansion.
Police responded to a call for shots fired around 9 p.m. Monday on Wilbur Street. Shortly after, Destiny Greene, 15, of Latham, entered Albany Memorial Hospital with a gunshot wound.
On Tuesday morning, Albany Police said she had succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced dead at the hospital. The shooting is now being investigated as a homicide.
The city of Albany has been combatting multiple shootings in recent days, including two that were fatal. Earlier Monday, a 20-year-old was hit in the back during a shooting on the 300-block of Clinton Avenue.
The shootings remain under investigation.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Albany Police Detective Division at (518) 462-8039 or submit an anonymous tip online to Capital Region Crime Stoppers.