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Update: Three people injured in multiple shots fired incidents early Sunday in Schenectady

A police officer casts a shadow looking for evidence early Sunday in Schenectady
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A police officer casts a shadow looking for evidence early Sunday in Schenectady

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SCHENECTADY – Three people were injured in four separate shootings early Sunday in Schenectady, police said.

One shooting, at Central Park, sent two people to Albany Medical Center for treatment. Another victim arrived at Ellis Hospital by private car about an hour later, apparently from a second shooting, police said.

The first shooting happened at about 12:15 a.m. at Central Park, near the basketball courts, according  to police and information available at the scene. Two people were injured in that shooting and were taken by ambulance to Albany Medical Center. Both had wounds police described as non-life-threatening.

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The second shooting happened on Schenectady Street, across from Jerry Burrell Park, at about 1 a.m. One person was driven by private vehicle to Ellis Hospital and then transferred on to Albany Med. with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound, police said.

Police responded to a scene around that same time on Schenectady Street, near Jerry Burrell Park, according to information available at that scene.

The third incident happened just before 3 a.m. in the 300 block of Duane Avenue. Police found multiple shell casings there. There were no known injuries in that incident,

Police also early Sunday discovered a shots fired scene on Crane Street. The exact time frame of that incident continued to be investigated, but police recovered evidence of shots having been fired there, police said.

Anyone with information on any of the incidents is asked to contact the department at 518-788-6566. 

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