ITHACA, N.Y.—At approximately 2:49 a.m. on Monday, March 7, 2022, officers from the Ithaca Police Department responded to a report of shots fired on the 500 block of Cascadilla Street. Upon arrival, officers discovered a male victim injured as a result of the gunfire in the residence.

The victim was transported to a regional trauma center and recovery is expected.

The property sustained damage from the numerous rounds discharged, and currently, there is no known suspect description.

IPD is asking any witnesses to the incident to contact the police department with any information by calling dispatch at (607)272-3245, police administration at (607)272-9973, the police tip line at (607)330-0000 or emailing anonymously at

Zoë Freer-Hessler

Zoë Freer-Hessler is a general assignment reporter for the Ithaca Voice. She has covered a wide range of topics since joining the news organization in November 2021. She can be reached at