May 31, 2023
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UPDATE: Ithaca College student shot on The Commons last night

A male student at Ithaca College was shot on The Commons at 1:23 a.m. Oct. 26, according to an email from Rosanna Ferro, vice president of the Division of Student Affairs and Campus Life. 

The victim was shot in the chest outside of Casablanca Pizza during an argument, following an altercation within the restaurant, according to the Ithaca Police Department. The victim was taken to the hospital and later was released, Ferro said. The suspects of the shooting fled the scene, and have not been located by the Ithaca Police. According to a media release from the Ithaca Police, one of the people involved in the shooting was a white male wearing a light-color hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans.

There are no updates to the situation, according to the Ithaca Police Department. Additionally, Dave Maley, director of public relations at the college, said the college has no additional information that it can release at this time.


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