Man charged with murder after shooting in Bainbridge

BAINBRIDGE — A 26-year-old man was shot to death and another man is being treated following a shooting Monday.

According to New York State Police Troop C Commander James Barnes, police responded to a shooting that took place in the parking lot of 2907 State Route 7 in the Town of Bainbridge — the parking lot of Peak Fitness.



Police responded to the location at approximately 1:27 p.m.

Derek D. Prindle, 26, was transported to the Tri Town Hospital in Sidney where he succumbed to his injuries.

60-year-old Derek. S. Prindle of Afton is currently being treated at Wilson Regional Medical Center in Johnson City. According to police, his injury is a gunshot wound.

John M. Guzy, 56, Bainbridge, was arrested and taken into custody at the NYS Police Barracks in Sidney and has been charged with murder in the second degree, a class A-1 felony.

Guzy was remanded to the Chenango County Correctional Facility after being arraigned in the Town of Bainbridge Court.

According to Barnes, the investigation is ongoing.

Additional information will appear in Tuesday’s edition of The Evening Sun.

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