Teen charged in two separate gun crimes in Albany

A 19-year-old man is facing charges in two shots fired incidents that happened recently on Lark Street in Albany.

Albany police say they stopped Ernest Legree Monday night in the areas of Delaware Avenue and Jefferson Street. A handgun was recovered during that stop, said police.

Legree was also linked to a shooting that happened on Sunday in the area of Sheridan Avenue and Lark Street.

He was linked to a shooting in late November in Lark and Orange Streets.

He is facing criminal possession and endangerment charges and is being held in Albany County Jail.