Violent first half of 2021 for Albany

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It has been a violent six months for the city of Albany.

So far in 2021, there have been 89 reports of shots fired, 25 shooting incidents, and nine deaths.

Young teens are among those who have been killed.

According to the Capital Region Crime Analysis Center, there were 13 murders in the City of Albany in 2020, and just one in 2019.