The suspect in a shooting incident on York Street in Utica has died from his injuries.

Utica Police were called to a wooded area near the Addison Miller playground yesterday afternoon by witnesses who heard shots fiired.

When an officer arrived, he found a man carrying a long gun.

The officer told the man to drop the weapon several times.

The man refused and shots were fired.

The man sustained a chest wound.

It's not known if the wound was caused by the officers gun or if it was self-inflicted.

The man's name has not been released and an autopsy will be conducted to determine the exact cause of death

The investigation is continuing.