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Police: Two shootings on Schenectady’s McClyman Street in 10 hours Wednesday; One injured

Officers look for shell casings on McClyman Street after a shots fired incident late Wednesday
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Officers look for shell casings on McClyman Street after a shots fired incident late Wednesday

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SCHENECTADY – City police are investigating two shootings on McClyman Street within the span of 10 hours Wednesday that left one man injured, police said.

The injured man was hit in the initial shooting and arrived at Ellis Hospital a short time later with a gunshot wound to his leg, police said. Police described the injury as non-life threatening.

No one was injured in the second shooting, police said, but a house was hit.

Both shootings happened in nearly the same location, police said.


The first shooting was called in at 1:18 p.m. Wednesday in the area of 1013 McClyman St., police said. Officers responded and found shell casings, but no victim.

A vehicle believed involved had also fled the scene. The victim soon arrived at Ellis and police found the vehicle believed involved near the intersection of Rugby Road and Van Curler Avenue, according to information available.

Images: Two shooting incidents on Schenectady’s McClyman Street Wednesday

Bullet holes could be seen in the side of the vehicle, as well as damage to the front bumper.

Then, 10 hours after the initial shooting call, police were summoned back to the area for another call of shots fired, this time for shots fired into the residence at 1009 McClyman St., police said.

That call came in at 11:29 p.m. Police again found multiple shell casings, but no one injured.

Both incidents remained under investigation Thursday, police said.

 

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