State Police at Ithaca are investigating a shooting that took place early yesterday (August 18) morning in the parking lot of an apartment building in the town of Newfield.
Troopers responded to the scene on Shaffer Road, where a male subject had reportedly just been shot in the back.
The victim was rushed to Cayuga Medical Center before police arrived, and was later transferred to Upstate Medical Center to be treated for an injury described as ‘non life-threatening.’
State Police are looking for a dark-colored SUV that was spotted leaving the scene moments after the shooting, travelling southbound on Shaffer Road.
Anyone with information is asked to call the State Police in Ithaca at (607) 347-4440.