15-year-old girl killed in Albany shooting [UPDATE]

Albany County
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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.

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Destiny Greene was shot and killed in Albany on May 24. (North Colonie School District)

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.

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