Utica, NY (WIBX) - Utica Police were kept busy Wednesday night, investigating a shooting and robbery.

Officers responded to the 12-hunded block of Capital Avenue at around 8:30 where a taxi cab driver said he was robbed by several men..

Police say one of the men had a handgun.

The suspects fled on foot.

About a half-an-hour later, police were called to James Street and Seymour Avenue where they found a man who had been shot in the lower body.

They say his injuries did not appear to be life threatening.

Anyone with information on either incident is asked to call Utica Police at 223-3510.