Schenectady police respond to four shots fired incidents in span of week, police say; One injured


SCHENECTADY – City police responded to a total of four shots fired calls in the span of a week, including one where a man was injured, police said Thursday.

In the most recent of the incidents, police responded Monday evening to Ellis Hospital for a report of a man with a gunshot wound to his arm, police said.

Police soon learned the man was shot while driving a vehicle in the area of Strong and Hulett streets. A check of the area uncovered a shell casing and the scene was processed.

Police Thursday also outlined three incidents from last week, last Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, March 21 to 23.

In the March 21 incident, police responded just before 9 p.m. to Catherine Street and Locust Avenue for a report of shots fired. Police found shell casings, along with two houses struck and a vehicle struck.

Then, March 22, just after 8:30 p.m., police responded to Eastern Avenue and University Place for a report of shots fired. Officers found shell casings and a building that had been struck.

In the other incident, March 23, police responded just after 6:30 p.m. to the 700 block of Eastern Avenue for a report of shots fired. Officers found casings and a vehicle struck. That investigation led to the arrest of a juvenile on one count each of second-degree criminal possession of a weapon and first-degree reckless endangerment, police said.

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Bill Marincic

Hey if they just ban guns the criminals will just turn theirs in and we won’t have anymore shootings. Right🤣🤣

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