Utica, NY (WIBX) - Utica police continue to investigate Thursday night's shooting on James Street and are asking for help from the public in developing a suspect.

Police say 31-year-old Jacques Yates was shot in the chest at around 8:45 Thursday night.

Yates underwent surgery and is recovering in stable condition, police said.

Anyone who is that area around the time of the shooting, or has any information is asked to contact Utica police at 223-3510.