Skip to content
Home » Tompkins County » Ithaca » Police: Man spotted waving loaded semi-automatic gun in Ithaca, but no suspects in custody

Police: Man spotted waving loaded semi-automatic gun in Ithaca, but no suspects in custody

  • / Updated:
  • Staff Report 

A man was spotted waving a gun in Ithaca, and even though a weapon was recovered, no person is in custody.


Police say that on August 9 around 8 p.m. they were alerted to a person waving a handgun in the air near the intersection of State Street and Floral Avenue.

After a search of the area, a subject matching the description was stopped and identified, but not found in possession of a weapon at the time.

A short time later, police were notified of a semi-automatic handgun that was located in the 200 block of Floral Avenue.

The loaded firearm was secured and taken into evidence by police.

The case remains under investigation. Police ask anyone with information that could help to contact them.