Utica police say three shot over four-day period in city


Utica Police responded to three people being shot in the city over a four-day period this weekend.

Meanwhile, an arrest has been made in a shooting from May 31.

• Police said they were dispatched to the 1400 block of Seymour Avenue at about 5 p.m. Friday after a man was shot multiple times. Police said they found the victim in a driveway with several gunshots to his leg.

The victim was air-lifted to University Hospital in Syracuse and he is expected to make a full recovery, police stated.

• At 1:45 p.m. Sunday, police said two men were arguing in the 1200 block of Gray Ave. when one man pulled out a gun and fired multiple shots at the other. The victim suffered several gunshot wounds to his legs and he took himself to St. Luke’s Hospital in New Hartford a short time later.

• At 2:40 a.m. Monday, police said several people were standing on a porch in the 1500 block of Miller St. when they heard several shots fired. Police said an 18-year-old girl on the porch felt an injury to her lower back and she was rushed to St. Elizabeth Medical Center. Police said her injuries are not considered life-threatening.

No arrests have been made so far in any of the three shootings, police stated.

Anyone with information on the gunfire is asked to call the Major Crimes Unit at 315-223-3556. All calls will be kept confidential.

Meanwhile, a 17-year-old man has been charged in the May 31 shooting of a 16-year-old girl at Schuyler and Knox streets.

Police said the girl was shot in the chest and is expected to survive.

The 17-year-old, whose identity was not released due to his young age, has been charged with attempted second-degree murder, second-degree possession of a weapon and first-degree criminal use of a firearm, police stated. He is scheduled to appear in court.


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