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Police: Ithaca street shut down after two vehicles involved in shooting

On Thursday around 10:37 p.m. police responded to a shooting that spanned the W. State Street corridor in the city of Ithaca.

The Tompkins County 911 Center received multiple reports of shots fired along the street. Upon arrival, police shut down West State Street from Fulton to Cayuga streets.

Initial investigation indicated that two vehicles were involved in the altercation. A dark colored van and light colored sedan, as described by police in a news release. The vehicle traveled north on Meadow Street, west on Buffalo Street, south on Fulton Street, then east on State Street.


At the intersection of West State Street and Geneva Street officers located a vehicle that had obvious damage and a victim who suffered gunshot wounds. That person was transported to a local hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

That person was not identified.

Police say they were assisted by New York State Police and the Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office.

The investigation is active at this time and anyone with information that could help is asked to call 607-272-3245.



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