Bobcat shot and killed after attacking 2 people near Albany

Courtesy WTEN

NEW SCOTLAND, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Two people were attacked by a bobcat at a residence off Rock Hill Road in New Scotland.

According to the Albany County Sheriff, the animal was shot and killed after injuring its two victims. Officials say it’s common to see bobcats in the New Scotland area near Albany, but not common for attacks to take place.

Investigation is continuing as the two victims recover. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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