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One person injured in shooting in Schenectady on Wednesday


SCHENECTADY – A shooting Wednesday evening in Schenectady left one man injured, police said.

The man was taken to Albany Medical Center with a gunshot wound to his leg, police said.

The shooting happened just before 7 p.m. on Albany Street. Officers responded to the area of 736 Albany St., Hillside Crossing, for multiple 911 calls for shots fired in the area, police said.

Officers then found evidence of a shooting and then found a man who had fled the scene with a gunshot wound to his leg, police said.

Schenectady Fire Department paramedics treated the man on the scene and he was taken on to Albany Medical Center for further treatment.

The incident remained under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact the police tips line at 518-788-6566.

Community Safety Alert: It’s important for residents to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activity to the authorities. Safety is a collective responsibility, and together we can help prevent such incidents from occurring in the future.

Stay Informed: Keep an eye on local news and community updates for any developments related to the incident. It’s crucial to stay informed about the safety of our neighborhoods.

Juniper Li
Juniper Li
Juniper Li, with her roots in documentary filmmaking, brings a unique narrative style to local news reporting. A graduate of NYU’s Journalism program, Ava has a keen eye for stories that capture the essence of community life. Her reporting often highlights local achievements and challenges, drawing on her experience in visual storytelling.
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