Albany police investigating two overnight shootings, 6 injured

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Albany Police are investigating two separate shootings that took six men to the hospital.

Police say around 10:40 p.m. Saturday, they were called to the area of Sherman Street and Henry Johnson Boulevard for shots fired. They found a 40-year-old man who had been shot in the hand on the 100 block of Elk Street. Then, a 42-year-old victim with a gunshot wound to the torso was found near Hudson Avenue and Henry Johnson Boulevard.

Shortly after that Albany Medical Center told police a 17-year-old with a gunshot wound to the upper leg, a 25-year-old who had been shot in the back, and a 48-year-old who had been shot in the abdomen all came into their emergency room for treatment.

Police say all five victims are men and all were shot during the incident on Sherman Street near Henry Johnson Boulevard.

Around midnight Sunday, police responded to the area of Grand Street and Madison Avenue for another report of shots fired. Officers were alerted that a 31-year-old man went to Albany Med with gunshot wounds to the torso and ankle.

All six men are being treated for non-life threatening injuries.

Anyone with information on either incident is asked to please call Albany Police at 518-462-8039.