Community remembers victim in Friday night Utica homicide

The community remembers a man who died on Friday night after a shooting in a Cornhill neighborhood.

Posted: Nov 23, 2019 11:21 PM

UTICA- The community remembers a man who died on Friday night after a shooting in a Cornhill neighborhood.

People who knew 33-year-old Todd Rodgers held a vigil on Saturday night at the corner of Miller and James Street. They said Todd was the kind of person who would give you the shirt off his back.

NEWSChannel 2 camera crews said they saw four wheelers driving down the street, and neighbors set off fireworks. They also heard a large crowd yelling, "stop the gun violence."

Rodgers died in the hospital on Friday.

According to Utica Police, they were called to a shooting on Miller street on Friday night, but Rodgers was found in a vehicle on James Street.

Police confirmed the shooting happened on Miller Street.

Police have no one in custody. The investigation is ongoing.

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