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Albany Police: Nine shot in two early Thursday shootings; Two in one incident, seven in the other

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ALBANY – Nine people were shot in two separate incidents early Thursday morning, two in one and seven in the other, police said.

Each of the nine suffered non-life-threatening injuries, police said.

The first incident happened at about 12:30 a.m. on Second Street, near Judson, police said. Officers responded then reports of a shooting.

They arrived to find a 52-year-old man with a gunshot wound to his shoulder, police said. Shortly afterward, Albany Medical Center reported a 31-year-old man had just entered the emergency room with a gunshot wound to his leg. Police soon determined he was shot in the same Second Street incident.

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The second incident happened at about 1:50 a.m. Officers responded then to the area of Albany Street and Broadway for reports shots fired.

Officers arrived there to find a 26-year-old man with a gunshot wound to his leg, police said.

Soon after, both Albany Medical Center and Albany Memorial Hospital reported a total of six others, between the ages of 21 and 35, who entered their emergency rooms with gunshot wounds, two at Albany Memorial and four at Albany Med, police said. 

Police soon determined each of those victims was also injured in the Albany Street shooting.

Both incidents remained under investigation later Thursday morning. Anyone with information is asked to contact Albany Police detectives at 518-462-8039. Anonymous tips can also be submitted through CapitalRegionCrimeStoppers.com or by downloading the P3 Tips mobile app.

Correction 6/18 9:20 a.m.: An earlier version of this story provided an incorrect time for the first incident. The time of the incident was about 12:30 a.m.

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