POTSDAM, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a music education student at the State University of New York in Potsdam campus died from gunshot wounds in an apparent isolated incident. New York State Police charged a 31-year-old New York man with second-degree murder Saturday. Potsdam police responded to a report of an unconscious woman on the side of a road shortly before 6 p.m. Friday and found 21-year-old Elizabeth Howell of Patterson, New York, with gunshot wounds. In a news release Saturday, SUNY Potsdam said it was “deeply saddened” to share that the victim of the shooting was a student at the school’s Crane School of Music who was in the Class of 2022.
Photo: Police tape surrounds in Upper Darby, Pa., Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)