Early Morning Shooting in Ithaca


The Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an overnight shooting in Ithaca.
One person was killed in the apparent homicide around 2am Tuesday at an apartment complex on Maple Avenue in the city. The East Hill apartment complex mostly houses Cornell University students.
The suspect allegedly fled the scene in a white, 2009 Chevy Impala. Dispatchers say the person may be armed and dangerous.
The victim has not been identified.
Maple Avenue was closed after the shooting but has now been reopened, although police are asking the public to avoid the area, if possible.
Their investigation continues.

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