TICONDEROGA — Jimmy Joe St. Andrews, the suspect in a shooting in Ticonderoga Friday night, is still at large.
St. Andrews is considered armed and dangerous, but police do not feel that he is a threat to the general public.
Police reported Sunday that St. Andrews made phone contact with a family member about 20 minutes after the shooting. His whereabouts, though, are still unknown.
Ticonderoga police were preparing a search warrant request Sunday afternoon, but would not release what they were searching for, or where.
The shooting took place in front of 105 Montcalm St. in Ticonderoga at 10:46 p.m. Friday. Police believe the shooting to be domestic in nature, but are not releasing the names of anyone else involved.
The 45-year-old shooting victim was originally thought only to have bullet wounds in his feet. While being treated at Albany Medical Center, a third bullet wound to the abdomen was discovered. He has been admitted to Albany Medical Center and is listed in stable condition.
The Essex and Washington counties sheriff’s departments and the New York State Police are assisting the Ticonderoga police with their investigation. Anyone with information as to St. Andrews’ whereabouts or who may have contact with him are asked to contact the Ticonderoga police at 585-3456.
St. Andrews is described as six feet tall, approximately 175 pounds with brown hair and hazel eyes. He is 45 years old.