NEWFIELD, N.Y. — State police are investigating a shooting that took place early Sunday on Shaffer Road in Newfield.

New York State Police in Ithaca responded to a report of shots fired and found that a man was transported to Cayuga Medical Center for treatment of a gunshot wound in his back. He was later transferred to Upstate University Hospital. His injuries were non-life threatening, according to police.

Police are looking for a dark-colored SUV that was seen traveling south on Shaffer Road just after the shooting. Anyone with information is asked to call state police at 607-347-4440.

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