16-year-old shot in the leg in Albany

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ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — A teenager was shot in Albany Wednesday evening.

A shooting took place around 8 p.m. Wednesday on Clinton Street near Second Avenue. A 16-year-old male was shot in the leg and taken to Albany Medical Center, police said.

The victim is being treated for non-life threatening injuries.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 518-462-8039.

This was the third shooting in Albany on Wednesday. One shooting took place in the area of South Pearl Street and Morton Avenue where the victim died from their injuries. A second shooting occurred at First and Quail Streets.

After Wednesday’s shootings, over the past week, the city of Albany has seen 12 shootings. At least 18 people were injured, and three have been killed.

The Albany County Sheriff’s Office said it will commit 12 deputies to the city of Albany for assistance.

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