Police: Boy, 13, threatened people with gun at Albany probation office

A 13-year-old boy threatened people with a gun in Albany, police said.

It happened just before 1:30 p.m. Tuesday near the Albany County Probation Services at 60 South Pearl St., police said.

The teen was fighting with other people, showed the gun and left, police said.  He got it from a 17-year-old, police said.

The 13-year-old was found near South Pearl Street and Beaver Street. He ran away but was found in the rear parking garage of 110 State St. Officers found a loaded revolver under the stairwell inside the garage. The gun had been reported stolen, police said.

The 17-year-old was found in the area of Morton Avenue and Clinton Street.

The 13-year-old was charged with criminal possession of a weapon, one count of criminal possession of stolen property and four counts of menacing.

The 17-year-old was charged with one count each of criminal possession of a weapon, criminal possession of stolen property and one count of criminal sale of a firearm.

Both were arraigned and sent to the Capital District Juvenile Secure Detention Facility.

Their names won’t be released, due to their ages.