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Student shot near Albany High School

16-year-old male had 'wandered off campus'

Officers of the Albany Police Department and the Gang Task force converge on the campus of Albany High School to investigate the shooting of a 16-year-old student Friday. (Staff Photo: Jim West)

Officers of the Albany Police Department and the Gang Task force converge on the campus of Albany High School to investigate the shooting of a 16-year-old student Friday. (Staff Photo: Jim West)

ALBANY — Albany Police said a 16-year-old Albany High Student student was shot near the school Friday afternoon.

Dougherty County School Police Chief Troy Conley said the student had “wandered off campus” and was shot once in the left arm.

The unidentified student has been transported to Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital. There was no immediate word on the student’s condition. Police were investigating the incident at press time.