Binghamton Police have released descriptions of the four suspects who were shot in a West Side shooting.
Investigators say they found two dozen 9mm cartridge cases in the area of ââthe shooting, which occurred around 2:50 p.m. Monday.
Police were dispatched to 121 Murray Street after residents heard gunshots. Witnesses reported seeing four suspects flee the area.
Two occupied houses and two unoccupied park cars were hit by bullets.
Detectives said Tuesday morning that the four suspects were African-American men.
Two were described as being thin and measuring between 5 feet 8 inches and 5 feet 10 inches. They were seen running north on Murray Street, then west on North Street.
The other suspects were described as being between 18 and 19 years old and of unknown height. They fled in an unknown direction.
Investigators did not say whether they believed anyone involved in the shooting was related to Binghamton High School.
The principal of the school, Kevin Richman, announced Monday evening that the lessons would be held at a distance “to ensure the safety of all” and to “help with the investigation”. He did not disclose whether the school’s closure was suggested by the police.
Those with information about the shooting can contact the Binghamton Police Detective Office at (607) 772-7080.
Contact WNBF News reporter Bob Joseph: [email protected] or (607) 772-8400 ext 233.
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