TROY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — A 17-year-old was arrested in a shooting that happened on Friday, July 28, that left a 32-year-old victim hospitalized. Police say the victim is now at home recovering.

Police said two men were fighting when the suspect pulled out a handgun and shot the victim in the leg in the area of 3rd Street and Congress Street. He sustained a non-life-threatening injury and was released from the hospital. The suspect fled before police arrived.

After gaining probable cause for arrest, detectives arranged the suspect’s voluntary surrender through family members.


  • Second-degree attempted murder
  • Second-degree criminal possession of a weapon

The 17-year-old will be arraigned and prosecution will be overseen by the Rensselaer County District Attorney’s Office, according to Troy Police.