This afternoon at approximately 4:15 p.m., area police including the Chemung County Sheriff’s Department, Horseheads Police, New York State Police, and New York State Department OF Environmental Conservation Police responded to the Arnot Mall in Horseheads for a possible report of an active shooter.
When law enforcement arrived on scene, it was determined that there were no actual shots fired or victims located. Further investigation revealed that there was no credible threat to the public.
Elmira Telegram was on scene as a crowd of onlookers watched, while others exited the building and left the area.
The investigation into the matter continues.