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UPDATE: Gun Found In Sunday Shooting in Johnson City

Police believe they found the gun used in Sunday's shooting on Harry L. Drive in Johnson City. This shooting has left one man behind bars and another in critical condition.

In a release from the Broome County District Attorney's Office, D.A. Steve Cornwell said an off-duty J.C. police officer found the handgun near the Oasis bar, where the shooting allegedly occurred.

On Monday, FOX 40 spoke with Johnson City Police Chief Brent Dodge. Dodge said that a small caliber handgun was discovered by a night-shift officer, after checking the area once more on his way home. The gun was found around 6:45 Monday morning.

"In any case like this, the weapon is always a very main component of the case. And it’s a key piece of evidence, so this will help strengthen the case immensely. And it really ties up some loose ends for us,” said Chief Dodge.

Police have charged Francisco Maysonet, 29, of Massachusetts with attempted murder and criminal use of a firearm.

Johnson City police responded to the scene, outside of the Oasis, a restaurant/bar on Harry L. Drive, at approximately 1:38 a.m. Sunday morning.

Upon arriving to the scene of the shooting, authorities say a 44-year-old man was transported to Wilson Medical Center to be treated for multiple gun wounds. According to prosecutors, the victim was shot at least twice from close range. He remains in critical condition, but authorities say he is expected to survive.

The suspect fled the scene on foot, but was quickly located in the area after his description was broadcast over the scanner to Broome County Sheriff's deputies and New York State Police.

Investigators say though Maysonet is a Massachusetts resident, his pregnant girlfriend lives in this area.

He is charged with attempted murder in the second degree, and criminal use of a firearm in the first degree. He plead not guilty to those charges. Maysonet is being held in the Broome County Jail without bail.

The DA's office says the case will be presented to a grand jury in county court. The date of this trial is not yet determined.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information should contact the Johnson City Police Division at 607-798-9318.