ITHACA, N.Y.—The Ithaca Police Department and New York State Police investigators located 18-year-old Troy S. Washington of Ithaca, the suspect in the Dec. 6, 2021, shooting at 222 Elmira Road.

The Ithaca-Tompkins Specialized Response Team located a firearm in a house on Graham Road under a search warrant, then took Washington into custody without incident.

Washington was arrested and charged with Attempted Murder in the Second Degree for the Dec. 6 shooting that occurred in a shopping plaza on Elmira Road during which a man was “shot in the face.”

Ithaca City Court Judge Wallace arraigned Washington and remanded him to the Tompkins County Jail with bail set at $100,000.00.

This is a developing story.

Zoë Freer-Hessler

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