Police investigating after man found shot to death in Ithaca

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ITHACA, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — The Ithaca Police Department is investigating a homicide that happened on Wednesday night.

Around 10:30 p.m., police were called to a shots fired incident on West Green Street. A victim was then found dead on the 500-block of West State Street of a gunshot wound. 

The victim has been identified as John Ray Lawton, 45, of Ithaca.

Police are investigating the incident. If you have any information, give police a call at 607-272-9973, option 4.


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