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Elmira Shooting Kills 1 Man And Sends Another To Jail

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By Faith Jessie.
One man is dead and one man is in jail after an Elmira shooting on Saturday morning.

Elmira Police responded to reports of gun shots fired on the 300 block of Baty St. at 1:44 a.m.

Upon arrival to the scene, police say they found a man suffering from gunshot wounds. He was unconscious but breathing and taken to the Arnot Ogden Hospital where he later died.

Police say Lawrence Baker, 24 is a suspect in the shooting and was found a short distance away from the scene of the crime. Baker was arrested for an active parole violation warrant.

Police are investigating the homicide and say that Baker is expected to face additional charges related to the homicide.

He was taken to the Chemung County Jail where he is awaiting his arraignment.

The Homicide is still under investigation. Anyone who may have information related to this incident should call 607-271- HALT (4258).