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Latest on Ontario County manhunt after shots fired in Geneva

On Sunday afternoon at 2:57 pm, officers of the Geneva Police Department responded to a several calls of shots fired call on E. North Street, involving a black truck and other unknown parties. Upon arrival responding Geneva Police Officers located the truck involved and attempted a traffic stop. The truck and its driver failed to stop and a pursuit on Route 14 North to 96 North was initiated at which time the truck lost control in the area of 302 Route 96 North, Ontario County. The driver of said vehicle exited the vehicle, displayed and pointed a handgun at the Officers and was subsequently shot by Geneva Police Officers. The suspect was taken via ambulance to Strong Memorial Hospital and was released to Ontario County Sheriffs after evaluation where he remains in custody. Two or three other suspects exited the vehicle and fled on foot and are sought. An intense ground and air search continues at the time of this press release. The Ontario County Sheriff’s Department is coordinating the effort in the search for up to three others suspects and the Officer involved shooting Investigation as it occurred outside of the City of Geneva. No Officers were injured. Ontario County Sheriff’s Department, NYSP Troopers, NYSP Aviation Unit, Seneca County Sheriff’s Department, & Ontario County District Attorney’s Office, NYS Parole & Departments from Wayne County all assisted in this investigation.

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