Authorities respond to gunshot victim near South Madison Street

Published Sep 25, 2018 at 9:21pm

One person was shot near South Madison Street and was taken to St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Utica this evening, according to law enforcement officials.

No arrests have been made so far.

Rome Police Det. Jeffrey M. Lanigan said an adult male suffered a non-fatal injury in the area of the Burger King restaurant on South Madison Street at about 8:30 p.m. The identity of the victim has not yet been released.

"He's looking at non-life threatening injuries, transported to St. Elizabeth's," Lanigan said.

"It's being treated as a gunshot."

Lanigan said police on the scene are still trying to determine what was fired and what type of injury the victim suffered.

"The investigation is ongoing," he stated.

Lanigan noted that no arrests have been made so far and not one is in custody. More information is expected to be released in the morning.