Man hospitalized after early Saturday shooting


Albany Police are investigating a shooting that occurred early Saturday morning.

At approximately 1:20 a.m., officers responded to the 100 block of Third Avenue for a report of shots fired.

Shortly after the call, staff from Albany Medical Center Hospital notified police that a male had just entered the emergency with a gunshot wound to the thumb.

The victim, 21, was treated at the hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

At this time the incident remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call the Albany Police Detective Division at 518-462-8039.

Those who wish to remain anonymous may submit tips online to Capital Region Crime Stoppers at or by downloading the free P3 Tips mobile app.

All tips are confidential.

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