Man accused in Utica's Cornhill shooting pleads not guilty

Elias Carr, 26 of Utica, is facing a number of charges, including attempted assault, criminal possession of weapon, and criminal use of firearm, and more charges are possible.

Posted: Mar 27, 2019 12:38 PM

UTICA, N.Y. -- The man accused of shooting another man in Utica’s Cornhill section pleaded not guilty in Utica City Court for the first time Wednesday. 

Elias Carr, 26 of Utica, is facing a number of charges, including attempted assault, criminal possession of weapon, and criminal use of firearm, and more charges are possible.

The shooting happened in the 1100 block of St. Vincent Street Monday afternoon.

The man who was shot is expected to survive, after he was shot twice in the leg.

The judge issued an order of protection for the victim and scheduled a felony hearing for Carr this Monday, April 1, in Utica City Court.

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