Shots fired: one injured in west end, say Ithaca police

One man was injured and taken to a regional trauma center after a shooting tonight in Ithaca’s west end, according to the Ithaca Police Department. The incident occurred at about 7:20pm on a snowy Sunday evening.

Police responded to reports of shots fired on the 100 block of South Meadow Street, Route 13 in Ithaca’s west end, and soon found a male victim with a gunshot wound to his leg on the 600 block of West State Street.

Responding police officers provided trauma care, including application of a tourniquet to control the bleeding, according to an IPD statement, and the victim was transported to a regional trauma center. The shooting is still under investigation.

IPD asks that anyone who might know more about the incident, or with other information that might aid their investigation, contact them through police dispatch at 607-272-3245, the administration line at 607-272-9973, the Crimestoppers Tipline at 607-697-0333, or the anonymous online tip form.

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