Man treated and released at hospital after gunshot wound to leg in Albion

Posted 15 August 2021 at 8:56 am

Police investigating incident and don’t see threat to Albion community

Press Release, Albion Police Chief David Mogle

ALBION – The Albion Police Department with assistance from the New York State Police Department, Orleans County Sheriff’s Department and Medina Police Department responded to the report of a man with a gunshot wound to the leg in the area of South Main Street and Beaver Street last night at about midnight.

Upon arrival, Albion Police Officers observed a 23-year-old male lying on the sidewalk with an apparent gunshot wound to the right leg. Albion Police Officers immediately provided medical assistance to the victim by placing a tourniquet on the victim’s injured leg. COVA ambulance responded to the scene and transported the man to Strong Memorial Hospital. The victim was treated with non-life threatening injuries and released.

The Albion Police Department believes that this was an isolated incident and that there is no immediate threat to the Albion community.

This incident is being actively investigated by the Albion Police Department and New York State Police.

The Albion Police Department would like to thank the New York State Police, Orleans County Sheriff’s Department, Medina Police Department, COVA Ambulance and Albion Fire Department for the prompt response to assist with this incident.