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On May 20th 2016 at approximately 10:17 pm Officers from the Ithaca Police Department responded to a report of gun shots in the area of South Corn Street and Cleveland Avenue.

Upon arrival Officers made contact with witnesses who reported hearing several gun shots and observed individuals flee the area both on foot and by vehicle. Officers searching the immediate area located multiple spent bullet casings and also found that a vehicle parked in the200 block of South Corn Street was struck by gunfire and damaged.

At the time of this media release no victims or suspects have been located.

Investigation into this incident is ongoing. The Ithaca Police Department is asking anyone with information that would aid this investigation to contact the Ithaca Police Department.

Police Dispatch: 607-272-3245
Police Administration: 607-272-9973
Crime Stoppers Tipline: 607-697-0333
Drug Tipline: 607-330-0000
Email Tip Address:

Jolene Almendarez

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