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Albany police respond to shooting, stabbing

ALBANY — Two separate stabbings and a shooting that injured three people were included in the weekend activity for the Albany Police Department, reports show.

The shooting is reported to have taken place at 1 p.m. Sunday on the 300 block of Barton Avenue in the alley, reports show. Phyllis Banks, spokeswoman for the APD, said officers responded to the 2400 block of South Jackson Street in reference to a shooting. It was determined on arrival that two people had been shot.

Emergency medical personnel responded to the scene to treat Jarnay Evans, 26. The second victim, Jermeric Finney, 30, arrived at the hospital with a gunshot wound. A third individual, Montrell Or, 24, then arrived at the hospital with a gunshot wound, Banks said.

A spokeswoman at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital said Monday afternoon she did not have any information on the conditions of the three victims. A white 1994 Oldsmobile thought to be connected to the crime was located Sunday evening on Hardup Road, Banks said.

No arrests had been made in the case as of Monday afternoon.

Among the stabbings was an incident reported at 416 Odom Ave. at 7:45 a.m. Saturday. When officers arrived, Banks said, Raymon Sheffield was discovered to have been stabbed in the hand with a kitchen knife by his ex-girlfriend, Vanessa Winchester.

Sheffield told police Winchester stabbed him while he was asleep on the couch, Banks said. Jail records indicate that Winchester, 39, has been charged with aggravated assault.

A spokeswoman at Phoebe said Sheffield had been treated and discharged by Monday afternoon.

The other stabbing, reports show, took place at 1210 Gillespie Ave. at around 4:30 a.m. on Saturday. The victim, Walters Favors, 41, stated to police he had gotten into an argument with an unknown male, and was stabbed with an unknown object, Banks said.

Officials at Phoebe said Monday afternoon that Favors had been treated and discharged.