Schenectady police investigating two early morning shootings

WNYT Staff
Created: April 17, 2021 12:07 PM

Schenectady Police are investigating two shootings that happened Saturday morning.

Police say at approximately 12:14 a.m., officers were dispatched to the area of Columbia Street for a report of shots fired. Multiple shell casings were found at the intersection of Columbia Street and Poplar Street.

No injuries have been reported at this time.

Also at 5 a.m., officers were dispatched to Ellis Hospital for a male who walked in with a gunshot wound to the back. Through the investigation, it was determined that the incident occurred in the 700 block of State Street.

The 23-year-old victim was transported to Albany Med for his non-life threatening injuries.

Anyone with information on either incident is asked to call Schenectady Police at 518-788-6566.

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