Albany man charged in connection with Saturday morning shooting on Clinton Avenue

ALBANY, NY (NEWS10) – A 26-year-old Albany man has been charged in connection with a shooting that happened Saturday morning.

Shamsideem Hardy was arrested following an investigation by the Albany Police Department.

Around 1:30am, officers responded to the 400 block of Clinton Avenue for a report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located a male victim who had been shot twice in the torso.

The victim, 24, was treated at the scene by medical personnel and taken to Albany Med with non-life threatening injuries.

Hardy, who is known to the victim, was taken into custody shortly after the call. A .380 caliber handgun was also recovered by officers.

Hardy has been charged with Attempted Murder 2nd, Criminal Use of a Firearm 1st and Reckless Endangerment 1st.

He is scheduled to be arraigned in Albany City Criminal Court.

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