Police in Norwich have identified the victim in Thursday’s deadly shooting as 19-year-old Roxanne Shipman.
On Thursday, officers received a radio call from the Chenango County Sheriff’s Office for a report of an accidental shooting on Division Street.
When investigators arrived to the scene, they found Shipman with an apparent gunshot wound. She was transported to Chenango Memorial Hospital by Norwich Fire Department, where she later died.
The Norwich Police Department and the New York State Police Forensic Investigation Unit (FIU) are currently conducting an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the shooting.