1 injured in East Albany shooting

1 injured in shooting at East Albany Burger King

ALBANY, Ga. (WALB) - One person was injured in a shooting in East Albany around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, according to the Albany Police Department (APD).

Police said the shooting happened at the intersection at Loftus Drive and East Oglethorpe Boulevard Wednesday evening.

The victim was grazed in the head by a bullet when he was sitting in his vehicle.

The victim then drove to the Flash Foods at Holley Drive and Highway 19, APD reported.

Albany Police are investigating a shooting that occurred at the East Albany Burger King at Loftus Drive and East Oglethorpe Boulevard. There are not a lot of details at this time. The incident happened around 8:30 p.m. Responding officers say it appears the victim and suspect(s)exchanged words in the parking lot. At some point, the suspect fired shots at the victim. He was grazed in the head by a bullet. The victim got in his car and drove to the Flash Foods at Holly Drive and Highway 19. EMS responded to the location and transported the male victim to the hospital. No other injuries were reported. Investigators and the Crime Scene Unit were called to the scene. No suspect information is available at this time. If anyone has information, call Crime Stoppers at 229-436-TIPS.

Posted by Albany Ga Police Department on Wednesday, August 21, 2019

EMS arrived and took the victim to the hospital, police said.

APD said no other injuries were reported.

The Albany Police Department Crime Scene Unit and investigators responded to the scene.

Anyone with any information on this shooting is urged to call the Albany Area CrimeSTOPPERS at (229) 436-TIPS.

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