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Man Arrested on Suspicion of Attempted Murder

The incident on Wednesday night involved two brothers inside an Albany residence.

Albany police have arrested a man on suspicion of attempted homicide in connection with a gun incident on Wednesday night

According to an Albany Police Department press release, police received a report Thursday, Jan. 24, about 2 p.m. of an altercation between two adult brothers which occurred inside an Albany home the previous night.

During the dispute, one of the men reportedly held a loaded handgun to the head of the other and pulled the trigger while menacing the victim, police said.

After an investigation into the incident, Albany police arrested John Delaney, 48, during a vehicle stop on the 900 block of Jackson Street in Albany, shortly after 6 p.m. Thursday, police said.

The handgun involved was recovered and is in police evidence, according to the press release.

"Delaney was transferred to the custody of the Alameda County Sheriff’s Department, where he is being held without bail on charges of attempted homicide," police said.

He is scheduled to be arraigned on Jan. 28, according to the press release. 

Theresa Bittner January 26, 2013 at 05:37 PM
I had an intruder hold a gun to my head in Albany. We are not immune!
Stan Torrez January 27, 2013 at 10:54 PM
Sorry to hear about the problem. I love that family. I know and love the people in the situation. . Please let the family work this out. Thank you. Your Neighbor.
That Kid's Mom January 29, 2013 at 04:04 PM
I agree wholeheartedly Adam! The Delaney family needs our compassion and support, not our gossip and fingerpointing.
Williams Lancey February 06, 2013 at 01:45 AM
John Delaney is no longer being charged with attempted murder, it was lowered to assault with a deadly weapon. Please give all of the facts of a story which so greatly impacts many people.
John Delaney February 23, 2013 at 07:16 PM
rob Good looking out You know the twins in question don't you cause u went to AMS and AHS with the aholes any ways I want to keep this short cause the patch can blow me, too bad it's virtual cause I wouldn't have to buy charming any more. again Rob thanks I know u live on the same as one of the Delaney bros. ........Delaney

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