Press Release: Albany High School Students Shot

“This message is from the Albany Unified School District. On Wednesday, January 23, after school was out for the day, three high school students were near the BART tracks in El Cerrito. They were approached by two men who asked about their shoes. One of the men shot one student, injuring him. He is in the hospital in stable condition. A second student was shot in the face and received a flesh wound. A third student was able to escape without physical injury. The assailants have not yet been apprehended. Our thoughts are with the families as they recover from this tragic incident. Please remind your student to take all possible precautions when walking to and from school. The safety of our students is our priority.”