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BREAKING: New York State Trooper Shot

Elmira, NY – A New York State Police trooper was shot during one of two officer-involved shootings at two different locations in Elmira on Friday morning.

Elmira Police Chief Anthony Alvernaz said that one of the incidents happened in at Eldridge Park and the second shooting occurred at Woodlawn Cemetery near Davis Street, WHEC reported.

The wounded trooper was transported to the hospital.

Witnesses reported hearing seven or eight gunshots shortly before 12 p.m. on Aug. 27, WETM reported.

There are unconfirmed reports that someone was shot multiple times.

Elmira police confirmed they have the suspect in both shootings in custody.

State police have said no other troopers were in injured, WHEC reported.

Officials have not released the identity of the wounded trooper, nor have they released any information on his medical condition.

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Sandy Malone

Managing Editor - Twitter/@SandyMalone_ - Prior to joining The Police Tribune, Sandy wrote the Politics.Net column for the Wall Street Journal and was managing editor of Campaigns & Elections magazine. More recently, she was an internationally-syndicated columnist for Conde Nast (BRIDES), The Huffington Post, and Monsters and Critics. Sandy is married to a retired police captain and former SWAT commander.

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