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Two injured in Sunday night Schenectady shooting; Comes after multiple shootings in city earlier Sunday

A Schenectady Police officer looks through a damaged vehicle window Sunday evening
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A Schenectady Police officer looks through a damaged vehicle window Sunday evening

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SCHENECTADY – Two people arrived at Ellis Hospital Sunday night with gunshot wounds, both shot on Hulett Street, police said.

Injuries to both men were described by police as non-life-threatening. 

The shooting was the latest in a string of shootings in the city Sunday. Three people were shot in two separate incidents early Sunday. Police also found evidence early Sunday of two other shootings, though no victims in those. 

A police spokesman said it was unknown in the Hulett Street shooting had any connection to the earlier ones.

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The Hulett Street shooting happened before 9 p.m. The two men arrived at Ellis then, one with a gunshot wound to his leg, the other with a gunshot wound to his ankle, police said.

Further investigation indicated that they had been shot in the 400 block of Hulett Street. No arrests have been made.

Police evidence technicians processed the scene there. At least two bullet holes could be seen in one vehicle, one to a driver’s side window.

In the earlier shootings, two people suffered gunshot wounds at Central Park, near the basketball courts, at about 12:15 a.m. The two victims were taken to Albany Medical Center, also with non-life-threatening wounds, police said.

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.

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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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