GROTON, N.Y.—The New York State Police are hoping for the public’s help as they investigate a shooting that took place early Sunday morning.

According to the New York State Police’s announcement, they were called to a report of a man shot in the Village of Groton around 7:30 a.m. on the morning of Oct. 10.

The man had been shot outside of a residence on East Cortland Street and suffered non-life-threatening injuries as a result. He was taken to a local hospital and released.

A physical description of the suspect was not provided by police, and they also stated that the suspect was “unidentified.” They were last seen fleeing south on William Street in a dark-colored Mercedes.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the state police at (607) 347-4441.

State police were assisted by the Village of Groton police, Tompkins County Sheriff’s deputies and Groton Ambulance.

Matt Butler

Matt Butler is the Education & Public Health Reporter at the Ithaca Voice. He can be reached by email at