Friday night, Albany police say a man was shot at the Ezra Prentice apartments. Saturday, they clarified the man had shot himself in the leg accidentally.

He was taken to Albany Med with non-life threatening injuries. 

Previously reported:

The apartments are located in Albany’s south end off south Pearl Street. Residents say they did not hear gunshots and were surprised at the scene outside their homes. 

There was a large police presence in Albany’s south end off south Pearl Street in the Ezra Prentice apartments.

Our onscene reporter said evidence technicians were present as well.