New York State Police in Ithaca are investigating a shooting that took place in the early morning hours in the parking lot of a Shaffer Road apartment house in the town of Newfield, according to a media release. Troopers responded to a complaint of shots fired. Once they arrived at the scene, officers found a male subject who was transported to Cayuga Medical Center for treatment for a gunshot wound to his back.
The victim was transferred to Upstate University Hospital where he is being treated for a non-life-threatening injury. State Police are searching for a dark-colored SUV that was last seen heading south on Shaffer Road, which left the area moments after the shooting. Anyone with information is asked to call the State Police in Ithaca at (607) 347-4440.