Robbery, assault among weekend crimes

ALBANY -- Saturday evening was a busy time for Albany Police Department officers as they responded to reports of aggravated assault and an armed robbery.

Around 8 p.m. Saturday, APD officers responded to a call of shots fired at a residence on the 500 block of Robinson Avenue.

The victim, whose name has not been released, told responding officers that he was inside his home with his 11-year-old son when they heard a gun shot.

A bullet went through the victim's living room window. According to police reports, the victim told police that he saw a small black car drive away from his house after the gun shot.

Police said no one was injured from the incident and that the case remains under investigation.

Around 8:50 p.m., masked gunmen robbed the Dollar General on the 1400 block of Dawson Road.

According to police reports, two employees were working in the store when two black males entered the store and demanded money.

The employees' told officers that one of the black males was wielding a handgun and both men had their faces covered.

After retrieving an undetermined amount of money, the black males walked out the front door of the store.

An unconscious man was found brutally beaten on the 200 block of School Street around 9 p.m. Saturday evening.

Officers responded to the intersection of School Street and Clark Avenue where they discovered L.C. Tumblin, 40, unconscious with visible injuries to his face and head. He was transported to Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital and treated for his injuries.

Police said Tumblin had been struck with an unknown object.

Banks said investigators are still working on the case to determine how Tumblin sustained his injuries.