Follow up in drive-by shooting

The investigation into a drive-by shooting from Friday night that left an 11-year-old girl injured by gunshots continues.

Police responded to 602 Park Drive for a report of shots fired shortly after 9:30 p.m. and found that the girl had been hit and suffered injuries to her face, neck and arm. The victim, who was not identified, was held overnight at a Utica hospital for observation.

Detective Commander Timothy J. Bates said the suspect vehicle has been described as an older model silver or gold-colored sedan.

"We’re investigating some leads" at this time, Bates said today.

Anyone with information should leave an anonymous tip at the police department’s website at or call Det. Bates at 339-7715. All calls will be kept confidential.