4 arrested, 2 handguns recovered in Albany

Albany County

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — A call for shots fired led to four men being arrested and two handguns being recovered from a home on Washington Avenue in the city of Albany.

Police responded around 11:55 p.m. Sunday to the 400-block of Washington Avenue for a report of shots fired. At the residence, police learned four men were involved in a fight and at least one shot was fired.

According to police, three men went to the home to confront Shamir Finch for an ongoing feud, and they all got into a fight. Police found the 26-year-old inside with a minor stab wound, and the other three men were outside the home.

Finch was taken to Albany Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries. No other injuries were reported.

The three men who came to the home were taken into custody and identified as:

  • Corey Spencer, 25, of Schenectady
  • Ronald Spencer, 28, of Albany
  • Ronald Reape, 56, of Schenectady  

They were charged with one count of Burglary in the Second Degree and one count of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree. All three were arraigned Monday morning.

Police also found two loaded 9mm handguns in Finch’s residence. As a parolee, he was taken into custody on two counts of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree and two counts of Criminal Possession in the Third Degree. He was also arrested on the strength of a parole warrant.

He was arraigned and sent to Albany County Jail.

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