Police find handgun after report of shots fired

TROY, NY – At approximately 1:50 p.m. today, Troy Police were dispatched to the area of 7th Avenue between Glen Avenue and Park Avenue for a report of shots fired. Upon arrival officers spoke with witnesses that stated three black males were seen running from the area, east on Park Avenue toward the Martin Luther King Apartments. 

Witnesses also stated that a gray car with a broken out window was seen speeding away from the area. Patrols checked the area for the vehicle and also alerted other Capital District agencies of the fleeing vehicle.

The vehicle has not yet been located. Officers also conducted a foot patrol and canvass of the area. Officers located a handgun in a grassy area on Park Avenue between 7th Avenue and Cragin Avenue. Evidence Techs processed the scene and the case is continuing.


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