Victim identified in fatal Albany nightclub shooting

November 28, 2016 06:30 PM

ALBANY - Albany police have identified the man killed in a shooting at Rocks nightclub on Central Avenue early Thursday morning. He is 26-year-old Wendell "Nuke" Hill of Troy.

Three other people were also shot, but are expected to survive.

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Police assure it wasn't a hate crime. Rocks is a gay bar.

They are not releasing the suspect’s name at this time.

“Our detectives have been working hard since Thursday morning to identify a suspect in the shooting. At this point, we have determined who we believe the suspect is in the shooting. We've also determined that victim and the suspect knew each other and that this was an isolated incident,” assured Steve Smith, with the Albany Police Department.

Anyone with information is still asked to call the Albany Police Detectives Division at (518) 462-8039.


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