NEWS RELEASE DETAILS

DATE/TIME: Wednesday, January 24th, 2007 / 03:15 PM
SUBJECT:MAN SHOT IN LEG AT YATES VILLAGE APARTMENTS

Detectives are investigating the shooting of a 39-year-old city man that occurred at the Yates Village apartments shortly after midnight today.

John Johnson reported that he was standing next to his car in the parking lot when a light-skinned black male in his early 20ís pulled up to him in a dark-colored sport utility vehicle and shot him in the left leg. The shooter then fled in the vehicle.

Johnson was treated at the scene by Schenectady Fire Department paramedics and transported to Ellis Hospital. His injury is not believed to be life threatening.

The shooter and the vehicle have not been located.