Utica Police are investigating a shooting that happened late Wednesday night on the 1500 block of West Street.

Police say 17-year old Giovanni Williams had been struck by at least one projectile.

Williams was taken to a local hospital, were he underwent surgery for his injuries

Police say he's expected to survive.

The investigation is continuing and anyone with information is asked to contact the UPD at (315) 223 3510.

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