Utica Police have arrested a suspect in the June 17th shooting death of 25-year old Jamaal Jackson of Utica on the 1200 block of Brinckerhoff Avenue.

20-year old Zaharae Wright of Utica is charged with second-degree murder and criminal possession of a weapon.

Wright is also charged with criminal possession of a weapon and obstructing governmental administration after allegedly leading police on a chase while riding an illegal mini-bike.

Police say after Wright’s arrest, he was found to be in possession of a loaded handgun.

Police say additional charges are expected against Wright and more arrests are expected in Jackson’s homicide.


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