As of Monday, July 29, 2013
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ALBANY Albany Police Department officers responded to 1111 West Lincoln Avenue at 4:18 a.m. today as residents of the home reported hearing gunshots.
Sonya Dawson, 45, stated that she heard something hit the front of her home as well as multiple gunshots. Officers searched the area and located what appeared to be a Molotov cocktail that had been thrown against the house. The bottle used for the cocktail broke against the home but did not burn anything.
Officers found several bullet holes in a vehicle parked outside the residence.
In addition to Sonya Dawson, others sleeping inside the home at the time of the incident were:
Jonathan Hicks, 21
Brian Massey, Sr., 26
Brian Massey, Jr., 6
Herman Dawson, 50
Brandon Massey, 2
Yolanda Brown, 24