UPDATE 4/5/2023 at 7:30 a.m.: Elmira Police say one person was shot on Walnut St. Tuesday night. They were taken to the hospital for non-life-threatening injuries, according to a press release. 

Police say they are still investigating the incident.

This is a developing story; WENY News will continue to provide any updates as they become available. 


ELMIRA, NY (WENY) -- Multiple law enforcement in Chemung County responded to a reported shooting in Elmira's near westside Tuesday evening.

The incident happened around 9PM, near the corner of Walnut and West 2nd Streets. According to WENY's videographer, at least ten vehicles from Elmira Police, New York State Police, and the Chemung County Sheriff's Office were called to the scene. An ambulance was seen leaving with a patient inside.

Scanner reports indicate there was a victim who suffered a gunshot wound. Officers on scene could be seen talking to witnesses, and scanning the area with flashlights. 

This is a developing story; WENY News will continue to provide any updates from Elmira police as they become available.