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Albany shooting call termed a hoax

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Albany Police say a call Friday morning from a man saying he had shot someone trying to rob him was a hoax.

Several Albany Police Officers responded to the Flowers Thrift Store in the 100 block of North Magnolia just after 10 o'clock but found nothing.

Police say a man called 9-1-1 and claimed he shot a robber there.

After searching that area, Police fanned out to check businesses around the city in case the call was meant to draw officers to that spot.

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