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1 killed in Tioga County shooting

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4:37 P.M. UPDATE:

NICHOLS, N.Y. (WBNG) -- Authorities have identified the person killed in the shooting of 29-year-old Cody Wagner of Rome, Pa.

The Tioga County Sheriff's Office said Wagner had unlawfully entered a house at 1958 Waite Rd. and was confronted by a caretaker of the property who was armed with a shotgun.

The Sheriff's Office said the caretaker tried to escort Wagner to a nearby residence to call 911.

The Sheriff's Office reported: "Prior to them getting to a location where 911 could be called, Wagner was able to get a revolver out of the vehicle he had driven and pointed it at the caretaker."

Then, authorities said the caretaker shot Wagner and then called 911. Wagner was hit in the upper abdomen.

The Sheriff's Office said police and medical crews tried to resuscitate Wagner but were unsuccessful.

New York State Police, the Nichols Fire Department, Greater Valley EMS, and the Tioga County District Attorney's Office assisted with the incident.

Authorities said as of Monday afternoon, there are no charges against the shooter.


NICHOLS, N.Y. (WBNG) -- The Tioga County Sheriff's Office said Monday that one man was killed in a shooting on Saturday.

According to the Sheriff's Office, the shooting occurred on Waite Road near Lynch Road around 11:41 a.m.

They said no arrests have been made in the investigation as of Monday morning but the public is not in danger.

Other details were unable to be released.

This is a developing story. Stay with 12 News for more information.

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