A man was found shot late Thursday night by Park Avenue and Philip Street.

Albany police spokesman Steve Smith says the 22-year-old victim remains in critical condition at Albany Medical Center, after he was found shot shortly around midnight.

This shooting comes after a wave of violence that scarred Albany's summer.

Smith says this is now the 51st shooting for the city this year. Police have confiscated 78 handguns.

Police are still in the early stages of their investigation in Thursday night’s shooting.

"Right now we're still putting the pieces together but we know the victim was inside a vehicle, but we're still continuing our investigation,” said Albany Police Department Spokesperson Steve Smith.

Police are seeking the public's assistance with the shooting investigation.  Anyone with information can call police, or submit an anonymous tip using the Capital Region Crime Stoppers website, or app.