Elmira man arrested after shooting himself
ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) - On Wednesday at around 4:15 pm, the Elmira Police Department responded to an area hospital for a report of a confirmed gunshot victim receiving treatment.
An investigation was initiated into the shooting. Investigators from the Elmira Drug Enforcement Unit interviewed the gunshot victim and learned that the individual had accidentally shot himself.
Investigators served a search warrant on a residence in the 800 block of Walnut Street.
After speaking to investigators, they obtained a search warrant and found guns and $6,000 cash.
Jason M. Kinkade, 39, of Elmira, was arrested and charged with Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd and Reckless Endangerment 2nd. Future charges are pending.