ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) – Three people were taken into custody after what Elmira Police called an “Active Critical Incident” following a shooting on Saturday morning.
Police responded to West Hudson Street after reports of the shooting and located a barricaded individual, which prompted an additional response from SWAT and Negotiation Teams.
At 8 a.m. the police department asked residents to remain out of the area while it remained an active scene. At 9:30 a.m. police announced the scene was safe and that further information would later be released.
Active Critical Incident in 500 block of W Hudson stemming from a shooting. SWAT and CNT on scene for barricaded subject(s) who were involved in the shooting. Please stay away from area.— Elmira Police Dept. (@ElmiraPolice) September 25, 2021
It’s unclear who the three individuals who were removed from the home are and if they were charged with any crimes.
Viewer photos and video show police blocking off W. Hudson Street between S. Main and S. Walnut Streets.
You can review where Elmira Police have responded to shootings in Elmira this year in the map above.
Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact the Elmira Police Department at (607) 737-5626 or the tip line at (607) 271-HALT.