A shooting involving a police officer in Cortland is currently under investigation. The event occurred on January 29, just before 1 p.m., at a residence on Homer Avenue. New York State Police arrived at the scene to assist the Cortland County Sheriff’s Department.
Details surrounding the reasons for law enforcement’s presence at the residence have not been disclosed. Reports confirm that gunfire was exchanged within the residence, leading to injuries for one individual inside the home. The injured person was subsequently transported to Upstate University Hospital for treatment.
Authorities have confirmed that no law enforcement officers were harmed during the incident. Further information is awaited as the investigation into the shooting continues.
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