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Elmira man accused of firing shots inside city bar

An Elmira man has been accused of firing shots inside a bar, then leaving and firing more shots at the building from outside.

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WENY-TV says officers responded Monday to a call saying someone fired a gun inside Gush’s Thirsty Bar on Washington Avenue in Elmira. The suspect was identified as 43-year-old Jeffrey J. Mahood of Elmira. Police found him walking on Linden Place. They say he refused to comply with their orders and resisted his arrest. Police say they found a loaded .22 caliber pistol in his sweatshirt.

Mahood faces weapons possession and other charges. He was arraigned in the Elmira City Court and taken to the Chemung County Jail.



 

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