Boy, 14, injured in Albany shooting

A 14-year-old boy was shot in the leg in Albany on Friday night.

Officers responded to the 200 block of Henry Johnson Boulevard for reports of a shooting. When they arrived, they found the teen with a gunshot wound to his leg, Albany Police said.

The victim was treated on scene by emergency medical personnel and transported to Albany Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

Preliminary investigation by police has determined that the victim had a confrontation with someone he knew before the shooting. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Albany Police Detective Division at 518-462-8039. Anonymous tips may also be submitted to Capital Region Crime Stoppers at or by downloading the free P3 Tips mobile app.