Albany police investigating shooting, man arrested for loaded handgun

Albany Police arrested 34-year-old Marcel Perry early this morning.

Police were on patrol when they heard several gunshots in the area of Central Avenue and Henry Johnson Boulevard around 3:35 a.m. When they arrived to the scene, they saw a vehicle speed away.

Police later found the car near the 100 block of Hamilton Street. When police approached the car, Perry took off on foot. They quickly caught him and found he was carrying a loaded handgun.

Shortly after, Albany Medical Center staff told police that a 23-year-old woman walked into the emergency room with gunshot wounds to her legs.

Police believe she was shot near the area of Henry Johnson Boulevard and Central Avenue.

Perry is being charged with criminal possession of a weapon.

Police are still investigating the shooting.