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ATF, Capital Region Crime Stoppers Offer Up to $5,000 for Information in Albany Shots Fired Incident that Resulted in Three-Year-Old Boy Being Shot

July 19, 2019

ALBANY, NY -The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), in partnership with the Capital Region Crime Stoppers program have offered a 
reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for a shots fired incident Thursday afternoon in which a three-year-old boy was shot by a stray bullet.
 
On Thursday, July 18, 2019 at approximately 1:15 p.m., several shots were fired by a group in the area of Third Avenue and Teunis Street in Albany’s South End. As a result, a stray bullet fired during the incident entered an occupied daycare nearby and struck a three-year-old boy who was sleeping. The child sustained a gunshot wound to his arm and is being treated for non-life threatening injuries. 
 
The investigation is being conducted jointly by the ATF and City of Albany Police Department.
 
Anyone with information about the shooting incident should contact the Capital Region Crime Stoppers program at 1-(833) ALB-TIPS (833-252-8477), online at www.capitalregioncrimestoppers.com or by downloading the free P3 Tips mobile.
 
All tips to Capital Region Crime Stoppers are strictly confidential.

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