Trooper identified, recovering from leg impalement during Elmira shooting

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) — New York State Trooper Taylor McCarthy is recovering from surgery after suffering an impalement injury climbing a wrought iron fence at Woodlawn Cemetery during last week’s shootout in Elmira. Fatal motorcycle vehicle crash in Queensbury Trooper McCarthy is based out of the Horseheads State Police barracks, according to a New York … Read more

Suspect dead, Trooper injured after foot chase in Elmira

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) — State Police have confirmed that David Wandell, 53, of Elmira, was shot and killed in Woodlawn Cemetery during a shootout and foot pursuit involving several police departments. At 11:32 a.m., Elmira Police responded to a report of a wanted person in Eldridge Park from a New York BCI Investigator. An Elmira … Read more