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Albany Police make Gun Arrest While Responding to a Domestic Dispute

Albany, NY

A 23-year-old Schenectady man has been charged with weapon possession following a call for a domestic dispute in the area of North Manning Boulevard and Third Street.

On Sunday, January 14, 2024 at around 9:45 p.m., officers responded to the area of North Manning Boulevard and Third Street for reports of a male in possession of a weapon involved in a domestic dispute. Upon officers arrival, they encountered 23- year-old Devonte Dent who was found to be in possession of a loaded .44 caliber revolver.

He has been charged with one count of Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd and one count of False Personation.

In addition, Devonte Dent has also been charged in connection with a shooting incident that occurred Sunday, September 10, 2023 at around 5:15 a.m. in the area of Bradford Street and Quail Street where a 19-year-old male sustained a gunshot wound to his upper thigh.

He has been charged in this incident with one count of Attempted Murder 2nd, one count of Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd, and one count of Criminal Mischief 2nd.

Dent was arraigned in Albany City Criminal Court this morning and Remanded to Albany County Jail.

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