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Police: Fight leads to weekend shooting on Mohawk Street in Utica

Around 1:30 a.m., Utica police responded to the 800 block of Mohawk Street after a reported shots fired incident.

Posted: May 5, 2019 5:32 PM

UTICA, N.Y. -- A man is recovering from his injuries after being shot in Utica Saturday.

Around 1:30 a.m., Utica police responded to the 800 block of Mohawk Street after a reported shots fired incident. 

When they arrived at the scene, they found a male victim suffering from a gunshot wound in the upper back. 

The investigation showed that a fight allegedly broke out prior to the shooting, and while the crowd of people was dispersing -- someone began firing a gun. 

The victim was hit, and the was treated by the Utica Fire Department before being sent to a local hospital.

His injuries are not considered to be life-threatening.

The investigation is ongoing, but UPD is asking anyone with information to call 315-223-3510. All calls will be kept confidential. 

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