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Steuben man shoots woman in the face: Victim in guarded condition at Strong Memorial Hospital

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State police arrested a man in Steuben County after a shooting in the town of Avoca.

According to a press release from NYSP, Terry C. Long Jr., age 50, shot a 47-year-old female inside a residence at 8653 Wagner Hill Road.


The female victim sustained a facial injury and was transported to Noyes Hospital, then was later transferred to Strong Memorial Hospital and is in guarded condition.

Long was charged with first-degree assault, a Class B felony; and third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, a Class D felony.

The investigation remains active.