ALBANY, Ga. — At least one person was injured as a result of three shootings that took place over the course of a three-hour period in Albany early Sunday, police officials say.
The first incident was reported at 1:28 a.m. Officers from the Albany Police Department responded to the 2000 block of Flintlock Drive in reference to shots being fired. Upon their arrival, they discovered that the residence at 2014 Flintlock had been shot up.
While investigating the scene, officers received another call about a shooting victim at 2443 N. Riverview Circle. Upon their arrival, they found Shaquille Mathis,18, shot in the left leg, reportedly while running away from the commotion, police said.
The victim was transported to Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital. A spokeswoman at the hospital said Mathis was in good condition Monday afternoon.
The gang unit came to the scene to assist the APD Robbery/Homicide Unit and the Uniform Bureau with the investigation.
At 4:20 a.m., reports show that police responded to 109 Marie Road in reference to another shooting.
Officers responded to the location, and upon their arrival the victims reported that someone fired several gunshots at their residence while they were inside.
No injuries were reported as a result of that shooting, police said.
Less than 30 minutes later, at 4:46 a.m., officers responded to another shooting at 1106 Avalon Ave. The victims reported that someone fired several gunshot rounds into their apartment while they were inside. No injuries were reported.
Phyllis Banks, a spokeswoman for the APD, said late Monday afternoon that none of the shootings had been linked and were not linked to gang activity. All of the incidents remain active cases.
Anyone with information on the shootings is encouraged to call Albany CrimeStoppers at (229) 436-TIPS (8477) or the APD at (229) 431-2100.