A dead person in Lansing after an exchange of fire leads to Lansing car accidents

LANSING, NY – A 21-year-old man is dead after a gunfire between two cars resulted in two accidents on Auburn Road in Lansing. The deceased was named as Sha-Heem Harris from Elmira.

At 1:40 a.m. on March 13, the Sheriff’s Department received a complaint about a loud argument involving gunfire near the 600 block on Ridge Road in Lansing. The caller informed the dispatcher that the two parties had subsequently left the area in two separate vehicles.

About 10 minutes later, officers responded to the 500 block on Auburn Road to report two vehicles off the road and several injuries. It was found that the occupants of the vehicles were the same people who were involved in the previous dispute. According to the sheriff’s departments, the two vehicles were traveling north towards Auburn Road at high speed while the drivers shot at each other. Both drivers eventually lost control and crashed. One vehicle collided with a telephone pole and the other stopped in the courtyard of a residence.

One of the vehicles was a red 2019 Ford Mustang that was driven by Garaus Henry (26) from Lansing. He was treated without injuries and released. His passenger was Fausto Gio Frias (aka Junior G. Brooks), 19, who was treated with minor injuries from the accident and was discharged from Upstate Medical Center.

The other vehicle was a black Hyundai Sonata from 2006 driven by Saad Letif Muhammed, 41. He is currently being treated at Guthrie Medical Center for a minor gunshot wound and injuries caused by the accident. One of his passengers, Tyrone Fair, 61, is being treated in Guthrie for serious injuries related to the car accident. Harris was the second passenger on that vehicle and was pronounced dead at the scene. The official cause of death is still pending. All three people were from Elmira.

Henry has been charged with three charges of attempted murder in the second degree and one charge of exacerbated criminal possession of a second degree weapon. Shortly before the indictment, he was taken back to the hospital because of other symptoms related to the car accident, but was released. Following the results of the autopsy and any pending additional examinations, Henry can expect additional fees.

The Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office is requesting residents along the traveled route to review theirs Residences for possible bullet holes and are interested in receiving camera footage from this period Frame. Call the Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office Tip Line at 607-266-5420 for more information.

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