UTICA, N.Y. – Utica police were called to the intersection of James and West streets on Friday, Sept. 18, after people reported hearing several gunshots in the area.
Officers responded to the scene, where they found seven spent shell casings. Witnesses said a man fired several times during an altercation, and then fled the area.
Police say no one appears to have been injured during the incident.
After an investigation, officers were able to get description of the suspect, and put a ‘be on the lookout’ alert out for the man.
The following day, police arrested 27-year-old Brandon Silvagnoli, of Utica, on the 1600 block of Miller Street.
Silvagnoli was charged with criminal possession of a weapon and criminal possession of a firearm.