Police Investigating Gunfire On Southside

On April 24th, 2022 at approximately 02:36 AM Elmira Police Officers responded initially to the 300 block of West Hudson St. for a report of multiple gunshots.

Upon arrival in the area Officers located a large crowd of individuals gathering and arguing in front of a couple residences in the 200 block of West Hudson St. Officers received minimal cooperation ascertaining only that several shots were fired and two vehicles fled the scene. Several shell casings were recovered at the scene.

During this same time Officers were dispatched to the Arnot Ogden Medical Center for a shooting victim. Upon arrival Officers spoke to the victim, who was being treated for a non-life-threatening gunshot wound. It was determined that both incidents were related and this male had been shot, while operating a vehicle, in the 200 block of West Hudson St. 

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone that witnessed this event or has video/information of the event is asked to contact the Elmira Police Department at 607-737-5626 or the tip line at (607)271-HALT.

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