In less than a week, two postal carriers that were driving United States Postal delivery vehicles were shot at with pellet and BB guns in Schenectady.

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In the first incident, the window of the vehicle was shot out, causing some injuries to the postal carrier because of broken glass. That happened on Saturday, November 1, around 2:00 p.m. That happened at the intersection of Lang and Carrie Streets.

The person accused in this shooting was 15-years-old, and was arrested and charged with misdemeanors - Unlawful Possession Of A Weapon and Criminal Mischief. Because of the age of the suspect, the name of the suspect was not given.

The second incident occurred on Wednesday, November 5 about 11:30 a.m. This time, it was the side-view mirror that was struck. This happened on Mynderse Street. The vehicle was traveling down the street when it was hit with shots from a BB gun. No one was injured.

Schenectady Police arrested two suspects and charged them with misdemeanors. One of them was a 14-year-old, who was charged with Unlawful Possession Of A Weapon By A Person Under The Age Of 16, and Criminal Mischief. The name of this suspect was not given because of his age.

The other suspect was charged with Criminal Mischief and Reckless Endangerment. He was 17-year-old Jeffrey Nunnally. According to the story that I saw on WNYT, the two unnamed youths will be in Family Court at a later date. They were both released to their parents. On Thursday night, Nunnaly was sent to the Schenectady County Jail.

Authorities don’t believe that the two incidents are related