Handgun recovered, 3 arrested after shots fired in Albany

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Three people have been charged after police responded to a shots fired call in Albany Wednesday afternoon.

Michael Myrick (Albany PD)
Michael Myrick (Albany PD)

Around 2:45 p.m. Wednesday, officers responded to the area of Judson Street and Third Street for a report of shots fired. Officers located evidence consistent with gunshots, including a home on Judson Street that sustained damage.

Police then received information that a potential suspect may have entered a home on the 300-block of Third Street and refused to come out.

Malayasia Saunders (Albany PD)
Malayasia Saunders (Albany PD)

A tactical team responded, and members of the police department made entry into the home.

Three suspects were located at the residence and taken into custody. A loaded .40 caliber handgun was also recovered from the home.

Michael Myrick, 17, Malayasia Saunders, 17, and George Blunt, 18, were each charged with one count of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Third Degree.

George Blunt (Albany PD)
George Blunt (Albany PD)

They were arraigned in Albany City Criminal Court. Bail was set at $1,500 for all three suspects.

The investigation remains ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call Albany police at (518) 462-8039.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s