Albany police investigate broad daylight shooting

A teen was shot in broad daylight Thursday afternoon, say Albany police. Luckily, he’s expected to survive, they say.

It happened just after 1:00 in the area of Third Avenue and Hawk Street.

NewsChannel 13 arrived to find officers collecting evidence and focusing on a Kia Optima. It’s still unclear if or how the car is linked to the shooting.

One witness told NewsChannel 13 she saw someone getting robbed when someone shot the victim.

The boy was taken to Albany Medical Center with a gunshot wound to the back. Police say he was conscious and alert.

The investigation continues.

NewsChannel 13 will bring you updates on this story on as we get them, and on our later newscasts.