Albany shelter reopens after vicious sword attack

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ALBANY – An Albany shelter that shut down after there was a vicious sword attack there, is now back open.

An employee at the shelter, Jon Romano, was attacked on August 29.

Randell Mason has been charged with attempted murder for that attack.

The Interfaith Partnership for the Homeless has implemented new security measures. They have two additional security staff who will search all bags and screen visitors with handheld wands.