Albany police suspect gang activity in gun fire incidents

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Albany police are investigating multiple incidents involving firearms that have occurred in the last week.

Police say that 19-year-old Tevin Scott was shot outside of Club Vibe as patrons were exiting the club on March 23.

That same day, police responded to a home in the 500 block of Willard Avenue, after gun fire erupted through her home. No one was injured, but panes of glass were broken.

A home in the 2000 block of South Madison Street was struck at least four times while a 46-year-old woman and three children under 13 slept inside Tuesday morning. No injuries were reported from the shooting.

On March 24, another shooting occurred in the 2500 block of South Jackson Street when an unknown person in a tan vehicle and started firing. Justin Hart said that as he ran for cover, one of the projectiles grazed his lower back.

Additionally on the Monday, officers went to a home in the 500 block of Chochran Avenue after shots were fired and a person throwing what appeared to be molotov cocktails.

The victim told police that she heard something hit the window and then saw flames along with gunshots.

When officers arrived, prior to fire fighters, they noticed an unknown container lying on the ground in the driveway. After the flames were put out by Albany Fire Department, the officer noticed a smell of gasoline and fire damage on a front window as well as on a wooden portion of the roof above the same window.

No injuries were reported in this case as well.

Anyone with information regarding these cases are encouraged to contact the Albany Police Department's Criminal Investigation Bureau at (229) 431-3288. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call "Crime Stoppers" by dialing (229) 436-TIPS.