Police Investigating Homicide In Elmira

Police continue to investigate a shooting that has left one person dead in the City of Elmira.

Sunday morning at about 12:44 am, officers were dispatched to the area of Linden Pl. near Oak St. for the report of gunfire.  

An officer who was nearby observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed on E. Washington Ave. The driver of the vehicle stopped the officer and requested assistance as the male passenger had been shot. Officers gathered further information and provided medical attention until an ambulance arrived.

Police determined that the male victim in the vehicle had been shot while in the area of Linden Pl. and Oak St. The victim, 22 year old Charles Glasgow Jr, was later pronounced deceased at a local hospital.

The investigation into this incident continues, and Elmira Police ask that anyone with information about the incident call the Elmira Police Department at (607) 737-5626 or leave a message on the anonymous tip line at (607) 271-HALT.


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