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Albany searching for ways to combat increasing violence

July 09, 2018 01:27 PM

ALBANY - Thirteen people have been shot in Albany since the Fourth of July. One person was stabbed to death. 

About 200 people, including Mayor Sheehan, held a rally at the Arbor Hill basketball courts Sunday night, hoping for a solution.

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The police union sent a statement saying they are also fed up with the violence and will do its best to not let Albany become a war zone. The union goes on to point fingers at the mayor, saying the department has become an "understaffed mess."

Pastor Charlie Muller -- who runs an anti-gun violence program out of Albany, plans to step up his efforts as well.

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