Albany Police charge 17-year-old with attempted murder

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The Albany Police Department arrested a 17-year-old boy for allegedly shooting a man.

The shooting happened at about 8 p.m. Wednesday night on South Pearl Street, officials said. When officers arrived on the scene, they found a 32-year-old man with a gunshot wound.

The 17-year-old suspect was taken into custody Thursday afternoon in Albany. He has been charged with Attempted Murder and Criminal Possession of a Weapon.

The suspect’s name is not being released due to his age.

The victim was treated at the scene and taken to Albany Medical Center. They are in stable condition.