A Georgia man is facing charges in a Christmas Day incident in the Oneida Square area

Utica Police were called to the area for a report of shots fired at about 12:15 yesterday afternoon.

An officer pulled over a vehicle and the driver and passenger fled on foot.

26-year old Desmond Underwood, a passenger in the vehicle, was apprehended following a foot chase.

He was charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.

The owner of the vehicle reported that she parked her car running in front of her home on Faxton St. and when she returned it was gone.

Police say they found five spent 45 caliber casings on Oneida Street.

The driver is still at large and the investigation into the shots fired continues.