The Utica Police Department has taken another illegal gun off the streets.

Officials say, units were dispatched to an address on Bleecker Street regarding a shots fired incident.

Upon arrival, officers located several spent shell casings in the surrounding area.

A description of the shooter was developed and it was learned he was located nearby.

39-year-old Marquis Williams was identified and placed under arrest.

He's facing several weapons charges and police say, surveillance video shows Williams allegedly firing his weapon in the roadway.