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      Albany police investigate Econo Lodge shootings

      Albany police are investigating after a man was shot in the knee at the Econo Lodge around midnight Friday. / Kerri Copello


      UPDATE:

      Police say they're looking for a black male around 5'6" who weighs about 170 pounds. Officials believe the man is around 25-years-old and add that he's clean shaven.

      If you have any information on this shooting or the suspect, contact the Albany Police Department or leave an anonymous tip with Crime Stoppers.

      ORIGINAL STORY:

      Albany police are investigating after a man was shot in the knee at the Econo Lodge around midnight Friday.

      The four victims tell police that a black male wearing all black knocked on their room door and began demanding money at gunpoint. When they told him they had no money, the suspect fired a shot at a 37-year-old male and struck him in the right knee.

      Police have not released names of the victims at this time or a description of the suspect.

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