Shooting investigation in Jefferson County, victim flown to Syracuse

Updated: Nov. 28, 2020 at 6:59 PM EST
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FELTS MILLS, N.Y. (WWNY) - A gunshot hole is visible through the front downstairs window at 24379 Main Street in Felts Mills Saturday morning.

However, this isn’t where the investigation into an alleged shooting begins.

In a press release, Sgt. Victor Rodriguez II reports that deputies were called to the Circle K on Bridge Street in West Carthage at 2:44 a.m. to help a man with a gunshot wound.

Officials say the victim was flown to SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse. He’s being treated for life threatening injuries.

The police investigation has revealed the shooting itself happened elsewhere in Jefferson County. Saturday morning, deputies had cordoned off a home on Main Street in nearby Felts Mills. Sgt. Rodriguez tells 7 News that scene is linked to the investigation.

We talked to several neighbors who say they didn’t see or hear anything. Most of them say they didn’t even know anything was going on until they saw a police presence outside or a deputy knocked on their door.

Sheriff’s deputies say there is no reason to believe the general public is in danger at this time, but the investigation is ongoing.

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