The Albany Police Department is investigating several weekend shootings, the shootings happened on Friday night with three separate instances with five people being shot over the weekend.

According to the Albany Police Department, the first shooting happened on Friday night at 11 p.m.. Officers responded to the area of Second Avenue and Moore Street for reports of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located a 20-year-old male with a gunshot wound to the leg.

The second shooting of the night happened on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at approximately 12:30 a.m. Officers responded to First and Quail Streets for reports of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located a 30-year-old male nearby with a gunshot wound to the leg. Shortly after the call Albany Medical alerted authorities that they had two 38-year-old males that came into the emergency room with gun shot wounds.

The third shooting incident at approximately 12:40 a.m. A 49-year-old male presented to the emergency room at Albany Medical Center Hospital with a gunshot wound to the back.

At this time the shootings are under investigation, and it is not known whether the incidents are related. Anonymous tips may also be submitted to Capital Region Crime Stoppers by calling 1-833-ALB-TIPS.