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Albany Police Investigating Second Avenue Homicide

Albany, NY

ALBANY, NY – Albany police are continuing to investigate a homicide that occurred Saturday afternoon on Second Avenue.

On Saturday, May 13, 2023 around 2:45 p.m., officers responded to the barber shop located at 221 Second Avenue for reports of shooting. Upon arrival, officers discovered three victims inside of the business with gunshot wounds.

One of the victims, a 47-year-old man, sustained a gunshot wound to his torso and his shoulder.  He was treated at the scene by emergency medical personnel and transported to Albany Medical Center Hospital where he was later pronounced deceased.

His name will not be released until proper notifications have been made.

The two other victims, a 19-year-old man who was shot in his foot, and a nine-year-old boy who sustained a graze wound to his torso, were both treated at Albany Medical Center Hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

Preliminarily, it appears that the suspect fired multiple rounds towards the barber shop while outside striking the victims who were inside.

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

As always, 100% anonymous tips may also be submitted online to Capital Region Crime Stoppers by visiting www.capitalregioncrimestoppers.com or by downloading the free P3 Tips mobile app.