Auburn shooting leaves one man dead, police identify victim

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AUBURN, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — One man is dead following a shooting on Auburn’s west side on Friday morning. It happened just after 2 a.m. along Delevan Street.

On Saturday afternoon, the Auburn Police Department identified the victim as 36-year-old, Joshua A. Poole from Auburn, NY.

Police are continuing to investigate. The cause of death has not been released.

No suspect is in custody, but the Auburn Police Department says it is working a “very fluid and active investigation” with the Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office and the New York State Police

Police say there is no imminent threat to the nearby Genesee Elementary School, but staff members were notified of the incident, along with the police department’s school resource supervisor, who will coordinate school safety procedures, if they become necessary.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call (315) 255-4726 or email communitywatch@auburnny.gov. You can also leave your tips on the Auburn Police Department’s Facebook page.

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