Teen shot while walking down a street in Albany, suspect unknown
ALBANY, Ga. (WALB) - A teen was shot while walking on the 1500 block of N. Maple Street in Albany on Friday night.
A neighbor on the 1500 block of E. Society Avenue called 911 about a possible shooting. Officers then contacted a juvenile who had a gunshot wound on the right side of his abdomen, according to a police report.
He told officers that he was walking down N. Maple Street when he was shot.
According to officials, the 16-year-old victim was walking on the street at around 11:45 p.m. when he was shot on the right side of his abdomen.
The victim’s father was also at the scene before most officers. He told officers that he did not know how his son got shot.
Police spoke with neighbors on E. Society Avenue. A neighbor told police that the juvenile loudly knocked on her door, but she didn’t answer because she was frightened. She saw him holding the right side of his stomach and wincing in pain.
The victim was taken to the hospital for treatment.
The teen told police that he did not know who shot him.
He has no serious injuries.
Officers are actively investigating the incident.
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