2 shot after robbing couple in Elmira, investigation underway

first_imgPolice say the parties involved all know each other and the robbery was not a random act. The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Elmira Police Department. Both suspects are 17-years-old. ELMIRA, N.Y. (WBNG) — Authorities say two suspects were shot by a resident after a robbery in Elmira, N.Y. Sunday. The police department says officers responded to a residence on Franklin Street for a report of two individuals that were shot around 1 p.m. The two suspects were located in a driveway of a difference residence.center_img Officers on scene were approached by a female resident who told them the two suspects were armed and they robbed her and her boyfriend. That’s when her boyfriend fired at the two suspects. Search warrants were executed at the location of the robbery and the residence the suspects fled to. The Elmira Police Department says one suspect is in critical condition and is being treated in the hospital. The other suspect was treated and released from the hospital and was charged with robbery in the 1st degree, a class B felony. Police did not comment on any charges for the suspect in the hospital.last_img