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2 teen girls suffer gunshot wounds in Albany

2 teen girls suffer gunshot wounds in Albany

Two teenagers suffered gunshot wounds late Monday on First Street in Albany, a shooting police belie

Two teenagers suffered gunshot wounds late Monday on First Street in Albany, a shooting police believe is part of an ongoing dispute, police said.

The two victims, both female, suffered what police described as non-life-threatening wounds. Both victims were taken to Albany Medical Center for treatment.

The incident happened shortly before midnight Monday night. Police responded to the 200 block of First Street for a report of shots fired. No victims were immediately found.

An hour later, though, police got a report of a 17-year-old with a wound to her torso police determined she had been shot in the First Street incident.

Then, at about 2 a.m., police got a call from the 300 block of Third Street for another 17-year-old with a wound to her torso. Police also determined she was injured in the First Street incident.

The shooting, police said, appears to be the result of an ongoing dispute.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Albany Police Detective Division at 462-8039.

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