ITHACA, N.Y.—A man from Florida is in custody after police responded to a shots fired report on West State Street.

Lieutenant David Amaro of the Ithaca Police Department stated that around 11:30 p.m. on Oct. 25, police received several calls about gunshots heard between Plain and Cayuga Streets, about a three block area.

Witnesses gave police a description of the suspect and someone resembling the description was found nearby. Travoris D. Reynolds, 19 years old of Pembroke Pines, Florida, was confronted by police and found to be in possession of a loaded .38 caliber handgun, according to Amaro.

Reynolds was charged with second-degree criminal possession of a weapon, a felony, and was remanded to Tompkins County Jail on $35,000 cash/$35,000 credit bail by Judge Seth Peacock.

Police do believe others were involved in the shots fired incident and are requesting the public’s help.

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