Albany Police: Three Shot At Central Avenue Nightclub | WAMC

Albany Police: Three Shot At Central Avenue Nightclub

Sep 29, 2018

UPDATE 9/29/19 12:27 p.m.:

An arrest has been made related to the early morning shooting at an Albany nightclub that injured three people.

The Albany Police Department says 25-year-old Shaquille Owens was arrested following an investigation.

Owens faces charges of Attempted Murder in the 2nd Degree and Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 2nd Degree.

The original text of this story follows below:

The Albany Police Department is investigating an early morning shooting that occurred at a Central Avenue nightclub.

Police say they were called to Club Pheonix at 348 Central Avenue around 12:35 a.m. Upon arrival, they discovered two shooting victims: a 42-year-old male with wounds to the torso and a 21-year-old female with a wound to her leg. Both victims were treated at the scene and transported to Albany Medical Center Hospital. The male victim’s condition is unknown at this time. The female was treated for non-life threatening injuries.

Shortly after police arrived, a 23-year-old man with a gunshot wound arrived at the emergency room at Albany Med. Police say authorities determined the man to have also been at Club Pheonix.

Those with information are asked to contact the Albany Police Detective Division at 518-462-8039.

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