Ithaca Shooting Victim Identified


The victim of an early-morning homicide in Ithaca has been identified as 47-year-old Paul Garcia.
Garcia was shot to death in a parking lot at the Maplewood Apartments on Maple Ave. in the city just before 2am Tuesday. Tompkins County Sheriff Peter Meskill says the man lives in the New York City area and was apparently visiting friends.
Many Cornell University students live in an apartment complex near where the shooting took place.
The sheriff’s office is still searching for the alleged shooter. State Police are helping with the search along with officers from both the Ithaca and Cornell University Police Departments.

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