Husband killed, wife injured in Albany deadly shooting

Husband killed, wife injured in Albany deadly shooting
Published: Mar. 19, 2023 at 11:04 AM EDT|Updated: Mar. 20, 2023 at 4:00 PM EDT
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ALBANY, Ga. (WALB) - A husband was killed and his wife was injured following a deadly Saturday night shooting in Albany, according to the Albany Police Department (APD).

The shooting happened in the 1100 block of S. Cleveland Street shortly before 8:45 p.m.

Police said a Nissan Altima with bullet holes on all sides of the car was found.

The driver, Antown Penn, 30, died from his injuries from a gunshot wound. His wife, Courtney Penn, was found lying on the ground with gunshot wounds to her head and hand.

She told police she and her husband were on the way to pick up a family member from a dance. She told police when they turned on Cleveland Street, she heard gunshots.

“She said their vehicle was being shot at by two suspects standing in the roadway,” APD officials said in a Monday release.

The victim told police one of the suspected shooters was wearing a gray hoodie and black pants. Both of the suspected shooters ran from the scene.

Family members of the couple told WALB that Courtney has since been discharged from the hospital.

Police said the incident is still under investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Albany Police Department at (229) 431-2100 or Crime Stoppers at (229) 436-TIPS.