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3 Rome men charged after shots were fired during attempted robbery

Three arrests have been made in a July incident where shots were fired in the 800 block of Chestnut Street in Utica.

Posted: Sep 3, 2020 5:55 PM
Updated: Sep 4, 2020 10:55 AM

UTICA, N.Y. – Three arrests have been made related to a July incident where shots were fired in the 800 block of Chestnut Street in Utica.

On July 31, police responded to Chestnut Street where several men allegedly approached a victim, and demanded money while showing a gun. Soon after, one of the suspects fired three shots at the victim.

Police found several shell casings in the area at the time of the incident, but the suspects had already fled the scene.

The following suspects were arrested and charged in connection with the incident:

Christopher Adams, 23, of Rome

  • Second-degree attempted murder
  • First-degree attempted robbery
  • Second-degree criminal possession of a weapon

Notorious Holmes, 24, of Rome

  • First-degree attempted robbery

Wilfredo Cotto, 18, of Rome

  • First-degree attempted robbery

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