WENY News - Police identify victim in fatal Sunday shooting

Police identify victim in fatal Sunday shooting

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November 1, 2017 

ELMIRA, NY (WENY) -- Police have identified the victim of the Sunday night fatal shooting in Elmira. 

Elmira police say 30-year-old Devoshay A. Adams of Elmira died from a gunshot  wound after being transported to the hospital.

The shooting happened on Sunday, October 29th just before 4:00 a.m. Officers responded to a residence on the 400 block of West Gray Street. 

When they arrived on scene, they found Adams suffering from a gunshot wound. That's when he was taken to a local hospital for treatment but later died as a result of his injuries. 

The investigation into this homicide remains ongoing. 

The Elmira Police Department is asking any witnesses or anyone with information regarding this incident to contact the Elmira Police Department at (607)737-5626, or the tip line at (607)271-HALT.

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