The Capital Region Sees Another Weekend of Violence

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The Capital Region experienced yet another violent weekend.

On Sunday afternoon Schenectady police investigated an alleged shooting in the area of Hamilton Street just after 2. One person was shot in the foot and is reportedly in stable condition.

In Albany, police are investigating a Sunday night shooting that happened on New Hope Terrace near Jennings Drive. Officers responded to the scene of the reported shooting at around 7:30 that night. They found two men, 18 and 20, with non-life threatening gunshot wounds.

An incident in the area of Grand Street and Ash Grove Place occurred around 3:15 Saturday morning. Officers found a 31-year-old man with gunshot wounds to the torso, he was later pronounced dead at the hospital. That incident is being investigated as a homicide by Albany Police.

At around 12:40 Saturday afternoon officers responded to the 300 block of Second Street between North Lake Avenue and Judson Street for reports of a shooting. Once on scene, officers found an 18-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the leg. Police say the man was treated on scene by emergency personnel and taken to Albany Med where he is being treated for non-life threatening injuries.

Also in Albany Saturday evening, a vehicle was found with its windows blown out on Trinity Terrace, but no victims were located on scene.

Troy police investigating a Saturday night around 11:00. Officers heard what sounded like gunfire in the area of 7th Avenue and Swift Street. Officers reportedly spoke with some neighbors in the area and received some information that they say may be helpful to the investigation. A car was hit as a result of the gunfire but no injuries were reported.

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