Police: Albany shooting victim was shot in the back

Chris Rooney
Updated: May 04, 2021 01:03 PM
Created: May 04, 2021 10:37 AM

Albany police have released the name of the young woman killed in a shooting Monday afternoon. They say 18-year-old Chyna Forney was gunned down on Essex Street.

Police responded to a call of shots fired on Essex Street just west of Rawson Street around 2:50 p.m. They say Forney was lying in the road with a gunshot wound to her back.

It appeared around three dozen rounds had been fired.

Forney was rushed to Albany Medical Center where she died.

Police are still investigating. They want anyone with information to call them at 518-462-8039.

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