Hospitals Seeing Increase in Walk-In Shooting Victims

The spike in gun violence is being felt in emergency rooms across the country and right here in Albany.

Tuesday night there were four people shot in the Capital City.

Every single one of them showed up at the ER in Albany Medical Center as a walk-in.  The number of shots fired incidents in Albany is up 169% over last year.

The number of people shot is up 254%. That is 84 gunshot victims in a seven-month span.

Much of the gun violence involves teens and young adults.

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