Police: Two teens injured in early Wednesday Gloversville shooting; Investigation ongoing


GLOVERSVILLE — Two teenagers, age 14 and 19, were injured in an early Wednesday shooting in Gloversville, police said.

No arrests had been reported as of later Wednesday morning, but police indicated they believe the incident to be isolated, between people who knew each other.

The injuries were not considered life-threatening, police said.

The shooting happened at about 12:30 a.m. on East Fulton Street, police said.

Officers were initially called to 216 E. Fulton St. for a reported disorderly conduct complaint. They arrived to find the two teenagers shot.

The 19-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to his arm and the 14-year-old girl suffered a gunshot wound to her leg, police said. Both were taken to Nathan Littauer Hospital for evaluation and treatment.

“Currently, members of the Gloversville Police Department Detective Division believe this is an isolated incident, between known associates,” police said in a release. “There is not any known threat to the public at this time.”

The investigation remained ongoing later Wednesday.

The Gloversville Police Department was assisted by the Gloversville Fire Department, the Johnstown Police Department, the Fulton County Sheriff’s Office and the New York State Police.

Police are also being assisted by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Gloversville Police Department at 518-773-4506.

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