One person injured in Elmira shooting

Local News

On 9/15/18, at around 4:09 am, the Elmira Police Department responded to the 900 block of Grand Central Ave for a report of shots being fired.

Upon arrival, officers learned that a house party had just let out.  Several shell casings of the same caliber were located at the scene.

No injuries or damage was initially reported, however, around 5am, Elmira PD learned that there was a gunshot victim in the emergency room of a local hospital.

The victim is identified as a 21 year old female from Elmira. She suffers from a single, non life threatening gunshot wound. She does not believe that she was an intended target. 

She also claimed to have not seen who the shooter was and could not provide any further details to assist with the investigation.

The incident is under investigation and anyone with information is requested to call the Elmira Police Department at (607) 737-5626 or the anonymous tip line at (607) 271-HALT.


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