Police are investigating after another shots fired incident was reported in Utica.
The Utica Police Department says that officers were called to the neighborhood near Sherman Place and Genesee Street for a shots fired call on Sunday, April 10, 2022 at approximately 1:10pm.
When they arrived at the scene they found eight spent shell casings. During their investigation police learned that the driver of a black sedan had fled the scene after the shots were fired. The suspect was driving at what was described as "a high rate of speed toward Genesee (Street.)"
At least one person reported to be involved in the case is described as a man who was wearing a face mask and hat. He allegedly ran in the opposite direction during the shooting. Police have not located a suspect in the incident. It is not known if the crime is related to another shots fired incident that took place overnight on April 10, 2022, just about twelve hours before the incident on Sherman and Genesee.
The case is still under investigation by the UPD's GIVE (Gun Involved Violence Elimination Initiative) Unit.
No injuries were reported.
Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Utica Police Department at: (315) 520.0842.
Anonymous calls, e-mail, and messages may also be left with Mohawk Valley Crime Stoppers by calling: 1-866-730-8477 (TIPS), by visiting www.mohawkvalleycrimestoppers.com, or by using the P3 Tips mobile app. All information received by Mohawk Valley Crime Stoppers is 100% confidential.
[AUTHOR'S NOTE: This post is for informational purposes and is based largely on information received from the Utica Police Department. The reader is reminded that all suspects and arrested persons are innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law. At the time of this posting no additional information is available.]
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