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Albany Police Investigating Benson Street Shooting Incident

Albany, NY

ALBANY, NY – Albany police are currently investigating a shooting incident on Benson Street.

On Sunday, September 5, 2021 at approximately 7:30 a.m., officers responded to Benson Street between Quail and Ontario Streets for reports of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located a 16- year-old male who sustained a gunshot wound to the leg.

The victim was treated at the scene by emergency medical personnel and transported to Albany Medical Center Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

At this time the investigation remains ongoing and anyone with information is asked to call the Albany Police Detective Division at 518-462-8039.

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