Elmira Police respond to Walnut St. shooting, no one injured

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10:45 AM UPDATE – Elmira Police responded to the 800 block of Walnut Street around 2:40 a.m. on September 9 for a report of shots fired.

Witnesses reported hearing several gunshots, and officers found several casings and a house that had several bullet holes. Police determined no one was injured.

The investigation revealed that more than one shooter approached the house, fired several shots, and then fled on foot. Police believe the house was targeted.

The investigation is ongoing, so police are asking anyone with information to call the Elmira Police Department at 607-737-5626 or the tip line at 607-271-HALT.


ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) – 18 News was on the scene in the City of Elmira of reported shots fired early this morning around 3:00. Police were on the scene in the vicinity of Walnut Street and Elizabeth Street. This is a developing story so stick with 18 News as more information become available.

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