ALBANY — Police are investigating a shooting Tuesday morning on the 1100 block of Roosevelt Avenue. According to Albany Police spokeswoman Phyllis Banks, victims Arnetta J. Heath-Heard, 56, and Franklin Thomas, 65, were asleep in the residence when shortly before 4 a.m. an unidentified 24-year-old man broke in and attacked Thomas.

According to police, when Thomas called for help, Heath-Heard responded with a gun and shot the attacker in his right leg, after which she called 911 emergency while Thomas held the intruder for police.