Albany man charged with attempted murder after South Pearl Street incident

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ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Gerard Burks, 38, of Albany, has been charged with Attempted murder following an incident on South Pearl Street last week.

Albany Police say they found a 63-year-old woman outside the South Mall Towers on South Pearl Street just after 4:30 a.m. Saturday. Police say she had injuries to the head and torso.

She was taken to Albany Med where she is currently listed in critical condition.

Shortly after the call, police say they found Gerard Burks near the scene and took him into custody.

Burks has been charged with one count of second-degree attempted murder and is currently in the Albany County Jail.

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