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November 17, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

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IPD reports shots fired and male victim injured Nov. 20

UPDATE 11/21: The Ithaca Police Department has determined that the shooting incident Nov. 20 was not random. The IPD is looking for a black male who was a passenger in a white BMW sedan. The victim was treated at a regional trauma center for the gunshot wound to the lower leg and was then released.

 

The Ithaca Police Department responded to a report of shots fired at the 100 block of South Meadow Street at approximately 7:20 p.m. Nov. 20.

One male victim was found on the 600 block of West State Street with a gunshot wound to his leg, according to a media release from the IPD. That victim was treated on the scene by Ithaca police officers, who used a tourniquet to control the bleeding. He was then transported to a regional trauma center.

The shooting is currently under investigation, and those with any information are encouraged to contact the IPD at 607-272-3245.

This story will be updated.

Aidan Quigley can be reached at aquigley@ithaca.edu or via Twitter: @QuigleyAidan