Albany shooting now homicide investigation

WNYT Staff
Updated: May 04, 2021 10:39 AM
Created: May 03, 2021 04:09 PM

Albany police say an 18-year-old woman has died after being shot on Monday afternoon.

It happened just after 3 p.m. Monday on Essex Street, just west of Rawson Street.

NewsChannel 13 has learned around three-dozen rounds were fired.

Police say the woman was hit in the torso and pronounced dead at Albany Medical Center.

Her name hasn’t been released, pending family notifications.

Right now, police don't believe there is any threat to the public.

Anyone with information can call the Albany Police Detectives Division at (518) 462-8039, or submit an anonymous tip to Capital Region Crime Stoppers.


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