Elmira teen arrested for Southport assault involving gun


ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) – An Elmira teen has been arrested after an alleged assault involving a weapon.

According to New York State Police, Troopers from the Horseheads barracks responded to Southport for the alleged assault involving a weapon. Thirty minutes after responding Troopers arrested the unnamed 17-year-old male after he allegedly struck the victim with a handgun.

State Police tell 18 News that the handgun was loaded but not discharged at the time of the assault.

The teen was charged with felony assault with intent to cause physical injury with a weapon, a class D felony, and held.

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