Ithaca teen faces assault, weapons charges in Tioga County shooting

An Ithaca teenager, who was sought in connection with a July 5 shooting in Richford, surrendered Monday to the Tioga County Sheriff’s Office.

Devin I. VanBrunt, 18, was charged with felony counts of criminal possession of a firearm, third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, second-degree assault, and third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. He was sent to the Tioga County jail with bail set at $50,000 cash or $100,000 bond, to appear in court Thursday.

Sheriff’s deputies said Friday a warrant had been issued for VanBrunt’s arrest following the early morning shooting July 5 on Light Road in Richford.

Two wounded people had left the scene in private vehicles before deputies could arrive.

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