Police are seeking the public's help as they continue to investigate the shooting of a Waterloo resident. Monday night just before 11p.m. the Waterloo Police Department responded to the area of Church Street near the intersection with East Elizabeth Street for the report of gunshots in the area. Waterloo Police Chief Doyle Marquart says the shooting happened near the Elizabeth Crossing Apartment complex.
Upon arrival at the scene, witnesses reported seeing a black male shoot a handgun at another male several times and all parties then fled the scene prior to officers arrival. Investigating officers from the Waterloo Police Department, Seneca County Sheriffs Department and New York State Police searched the area and did locate the victim of the shooting at his residence.
Seneca County Undersheriff Gary Sullivan, Sheriff Jack Stenburg, and Waterloo Village Police Chief Doyle Marquart search the shooting scene Tuesday morning. Photo by Greg Cotterill, Finger Lakes News Radio
The Village of Waterloo resident suffered two .9mm gun shot wounds to his leg. South Seneca Ambulance responded to the scene and did transport the victim to Strong Memorial Hospital for treatment.
Chief Marquart says they are busy today conducting follow-up interviews.
This case is still under investigation and if anyone has any information pertaining to this investigation, they should contact the Waterloo Police Department at 315-539-2022.