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Ithaca Police Investigating Reported Drive By Shooting


It was around 4:30 in the afternoon on Wednesday, August 16th, when officers from the Ithaca Police Department responded to the intersection of West Buffalo Street and North Geneva Street in the City of Ithaca for a reported shooting.

On arrival, a witness to the shooting informed officers of them seeing a black male who was a passenger in a white vehicle traveling westbound on West Buffalo Street, shoot a single round out of the window of the vehicle at an unidentified subject who was standing on the sidewalk at the intersection.

Officers spoke to another witness who reported hearing gunshots and then seeing a black sedan driving away from the scene at a high rate of speed.

IPD searched the intersection and surrounding area, but were unable to find any physical evidence of the shooting. There are also no known victims in this case.

Anyone with information is asked to call Ithaca Police at their tip-line at 607-330-0000.

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