TIMELINE: 2021 gun violence in Albany

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ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — It’s been a particularly violent year for the City of Albany. NEWS10 has reported on more than 50 shooting incidents since the beginning of 2021, that have left several dead and many others injured.

Overall crime was down in Albany from 2019 to 2020, Albany Police Officer Steve Smith told NEWS10 at the end of last December. Violent crime was the exception, it rose 21% in 2020. Shootings that resulted in the injury of a person were up 110%. There were 48 of these incidents in 2019 compared to 101 in 2020.

Below is a timeline of shootings in the City of Albany NEWS10 has reported on since January 1, 2021.

Jan. 3 man shot on Central Avenue

A 46-year-old man was shot in the leg on Central Avenue near Lark Street, in the early morning hours of Jan. 3. The victim was taken to Albany Medical Center and treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

Jan. 11 man shot and killed on Ontario Street

Uizaie Brigman, a 23-year-old Albany man, was shot and killed in the area of Ontario Street and Hamilton Street at approximately 11:55 p.m. on Jan. 11. Brigman was pronounced dead at the scene.

Jan. 12 man shot on Elk Street

A 30-year-old man was shot in the leg around 11 a.m. on Elk Street just east of Lexington Avenue. Police were alerted about the shooting when the man entered the Albany Memorial Hospital Emergency Room for treatment of the gunshot wound.

Jan. 17 Lexington Avenue and Sherman Street

A 43-year-old man was shot in the foot in the area of Lexington Avenue and Sherman Street. Police were alerted about the shooting when the man walked into Albany Medical Center Emergency Room for treatment of the gunshot wound.

Jan. 31 one dead, four injured in Central Avenue shooting

Shanita Thomas, a 32-year-old Albany woman was shot and killed on Central Avenue the evening of Jan. 31. Four other victims, two women aged 27 and 37 and two men aged 30 and 33, were treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

Feb. 22 man shot on Hoffman Avenue

A 47-year-old man was shot in the back in the area of Hoffman and Second Avenues. The victim was taken to Albany Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

Feb. 28 man shot in the area of Thornton and Swinton Streets

A 25-year-old man told police he was shot in the upper arm in the area of Thornton and Swinton Streets on the afternoon of Feb. 28. The victim received treatment at Albany Medical Center for non-life-threatening injuries.

Mar. 12 man shot on Livingston Avenue

A 27-year-old sustained injury to his arm and hand after being shot. The victim was found by police on Livingston Avenue just east of Judson Street at 11:50 a.m., he was treated for non-life-threatening injuries at Albany Medical Center.

Mar. 15 teen shot on Lark Street

The Albany Police Department had been called to Lark Street near First Street for a shooting incident on Mar. 15 at 5:10 p.m. A 17-year-old male who sought treatment for a gunshot wound at Albany Medical Center told police he was shot in the leg during the incident on Lark Street.

Mar. 30 man shot on Third Street

A 43-year-old man was shot shortly before midnight on Third Street between Rawson and Colby Streets. The victim was treated on the scene for a gunshot wound to his leg and foot and taken to Albany Medical Center for non-life-threatening injuries.

Apr. 18 man shot on Dove Street

A 23-year-old man told police he was shot in the leg while walking in the area of Dove Street and Park Avenue around 10 p.m. Apr. 18. The victim was treated at Albany Medical Center for non-life-threatening injuries.

May 3 teen shot and killed on Essex Street

Chyna Forney, 18, of Albany was shot and killed on Essex Street near Watervliet Avenue around 2:50 p.m. on May 3. Forney was treated at the scene for multiple gunshot wounds to the stomach but later died at Albany Medical Center.

May 10 man shot on First Street

A 51-year-old man was shot while in his car on First Street between North Lake Avenue and Judson Street. He was taken to Albany Medical Center for treatment.

May 16 man shot on Central Avenue

Police received reports of shots fired on North Lake Avenue just north of Central Avenue around 1 a.m. on May 16. Shortly after police were notified a 33-year-old man sought treatment for a gunshot wound to his abdomen at Albany Medical Center after being shot on Central Avenue.

May 21 six shot one dies in area of First and Quail Streets

A 35-year-old died after being shot in the back in the area of First and Quail Streets around 2:30 p.m. May 21. Five other victims ranging in ages from 21 to 29, walked into three area hospitals with various injuries. This incident was one of two shootings resulting in death just hours apart on the same day.

May 21 man shot and killed in the area of Central Avenue between Lexington and Henry Johnson Boulevard

A 39-year-old man died after being shot in the torso in the area of Central Avenue between Lexington and Henry Johnson Boulevard around 6:30 p.m. on May 21. It was the second shooting death approximately four hours after another man died and six others were shot in an incident in the area of First and Quail Streets.

May 22 man shot on Grand Street

A 26-year-old man was shot in the leg in the area of Grand Street and Van Zandt Street at approximately 6:50 p.m. The victim was taken to Albany Medical Center for non-life-threatening injuries.

May 24 man shot on Clinton Avenue

A 20-year-old man walked into the emergency room with a gunshot wound to the back. Police said they responded to a report of shots fired around 4 p.m. on May 24 on Clinton Avenue.

May 24 teen shot and killed on Wilbur Street

Destiny Greene, a 15-year-old teenage girl from Latham was shot and later died after being brought to Albany Memorial Hospital. Police said the shooting happened in the neighborhood next to the governor’s mansion around 9 p.m. on May 24.

May 30 man shot and killed on Quail Street

Devin McGlothan, 29, of East Greenbush was pronounced dead on the scene of an early morning shooting. The shooting happened in the 200 block of Quail Street between Western Avenue and Elberon Place.

June 18 man shot on Lexington Avenue

A 25-year-old man promoted an investigation after walking into Albany Medical Center with an abdominal gunshot wound at 10:40 p.m. He was treated at the hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

June 26 man shot in the area of Fourth Avenue and Franklin Street

A 34-year-old man was shot in the hand around 8:05 p.m. Police arrived at the scene and were later notified by Albany Medical Center the victim had come into the emergency room for treatment. The man was treated for non-life-threatening injuries, according to police.

July 3 two shot at intersection of First Street and Lexington Avenue

Albany Police responded to a call of shots fired at approximately 9:15 p.m. When police arrived, they found two men with gunshot wounds. The men were treated at the scene and taken to Albany Medical Center.

July 4 two men shot on Morton Avenue

Two men were each shot in the arm on Morton Avenue at around 8:40 p.m. Police said they were initially called for a report of shots fired then notified by Albany Medical Center a short time later the two men had sought help via their emergency room.

July 6 man shot on Ontario Street

A 19-year-old told police he sustained a gunshot wound to his leg after a shooting incident on Ontario Street around 9 p.m. Police were called by Albany Medical Center after the man went to the emergency room.

July 8 man shot on First Street near Quail Street

A 26-year-old man was shot in the leg in a shooting incident around 3:15 p.m. Police said the injury was non-life-threatening.

July 11 two shot on South Pearl Street

At approximately 3 a.m., police said they responded to the area of South Pearl Street and Westerlo Street for reports of shots fired. Shortly thereafter, a 27-year-old man and a 28-year-old woman walked into Albany Medical Center with non-life-threatening gunshot wounds from the incident.

July 11 two teens shot on State Street

Two 15-year-old boys were shot in the leg at approximately 9:45 p.m. At the time police said their injuries appeared to be non-life-threatening.

July 12 man shot on Clinton Avenue

An 18-year-old was shot in the arm in the 200-block of Clinton Avenue shortly before 5 p.m. He was taken to Albany Medical Center for treatment.

July 17 man shot on Ontario Street

Police said the same 18-year-old shot in the arm on July 12 on Clinton Avenue was shot in the back at approximately 5:35 p.m. He was taken to Albany Medical Center and listed in stable but critical condition.

July 22 man shot on First Street

A 38-year-old was shot in the back at approximately 1:20 a.m. in the 400 block of First Street. He was treated by emergency personnel at the scene and taken to Albany Medical Center.

July 23 man shot in head on Willett Street

A 34-year-old was shot in the head in the area of Willett Street and Hudson Avenue around 1 a.m. The victim, identified as Lamon Lanier from Albany died from his injury the next day.

July 24 three shot on Third and Oak Streets

Police said they found Rashad Nicholson, 30, of Albany in the road with gunshot wounds to his torso. Nicholson died a few hours later. A 30-year-old man and a 32-year-old woman were also shot in the incident. They were treated at Albany Med for non-life-threatening injuries.

July 25 man shot on Clinton Avenue

A 32-year-old man was shot in the arms sometime around 9 p.m. He was admitted to the emergency room at Albany Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

July 26 teen shot on Washington Avenue

A 16-year-old male was shot in the arm in the area of Washington Avenue and Quail Street at approximately 2 a.m. Police said the victim told them he was shot by an unknown person.

July 26 man shot on Second Avenue

A 25-year-old man was reportedly shot in the leg in the evening. Police said he told them he was shot by an unknown person in the area of Second Avenue and Raymo Street.

Aug. 1 two shot on Catherine Street

A 19-year-old and 22-year-old were shot in their torsos in the area of Catherine and Elizabeth Streets. The 19-year-old, identified as Jordan Latimer, died.

Aug. 18 one shot on Quail Street

Tyrone Wroten, 46, was found by police near the intersection of Quail and Second Streets with a gunshot wound to his torso. He was pronounced dead at the scene by emergency personnel.

Aug. 23 man shot on First Street

An 18-year-old was shot in the leg in the 400 block of First Street between Judson Street and North Lake Avenue around 12:55 a.m. He was taken to Albany Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

Aug. 28 six men shot in two incidents

Five men ranges in age from 17-48 were shot in an incident on Sherman Street near Henry Johnson Boulevard. A sixth man aged 31 was shot in his torso and ankle in the area of Grand Street and Madison Avenue. At the time, police said their injuries were all non-life-threatening.

Sept.3 man shot on Central Aveue

A man was shot in the leg at the public parking area of 124 Central Avenue. He was taken to Albany Medical Center for treatment.

Sept. 5 teen shot on Benson Street

A 16-year-old was shot in the leg at approximately 7:30 a.m. on Benson Street. He was taken to Albany Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

Sept. 16 man shot in the area of Sherman and Robin Streets

A 53-year-old was shot in the leg in the area of Sherman and Robin Streets. He was treated by emergency medical services and taken to Albany Medical Center.

Sept. 17 man shot on Quail Street

A 46-year-old was shot in the leg around 2:20 a.m. He was shot while on the 100 block of Quail Street between Bradford Street and West Street.

Sept. 18 man shot at Red Carpet Inn

Police found 35-year-old, Shawn Terry, of Rensselaer at the Red Carpet Inn on Northern Boulevard with a gunshot wound to his chest. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Sept. 20 man shot on Central Avenue

A 31-year-old was shot in the torso around 5 p.m. on the 200 block of Central Avenue near the intersection of Robin Street. He was treated at Albany Medical Center for non-life-threatening injuries.

Sept. 21 man shot on Ten Broeck Place

Around 6:30 p.m. police said a 27-year-old was shot in the hip while on Ten Broeck Place near North Swan Street. He was treated at Albany Medical Center for non-life-threatening injuries.

Oct. 6 man shot in area of Livingston Avenue and North Swan Street

Police were notified after a 33-year-old man went to the emergency room at Albany Memorial Hospital with a gunshot wound to his hip. Police said the incident happened at approximately 6 p.m. and that the man’s injuries were non-life-threatening.

Oct. 8 man shot on Second Street

A 26-year-old man was shot in the torso at approximately 7:30 p.m. in the area of Second and Judson Streets. He was treated at Albany Medical Center for non-life-threatening injuries.

Oct. 9 six shot, one dead in North Lake Avenue incident

Six men ranging in ages from 25-42 were shot around 10:50 p.m. in the 100 block of North Lake Avenue near Elk Street. Police said they found Alexander Bolton, 29, of New Bedford, Massachusetts at the scene with a gunshot wound to the torso. Bolton was treated at the scene and later pronounced dead at Albany Medical Center.

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