Police arrest Utica man after shots fired on Erie Street

Associated Press

Utica police have made an arrest after a shots fired incident was reported on Erie Street near Dewitt Street Thursday night.

Posted: Feb 7, 2020 5:22 PM

UTICA, N.Y. – Utica police have made an arrest after a shots fired incident was reported on Erie Street near Dewitt Street Thursday night.

Jason Rodriguez, 35, of Utica, is charged with attempted murder, criminal possession of a weapon and criminal possession of a firearm.

According to police, officers arrived on the scene around 9 p.m., where they found four shell casings in the road near the intersection.

Officers also spoke to witnesses who described the vehicle the suspect was driving, and police issued an alert to be on the lookout for that vehicle.

Shortly after the vehicle was located near Oneida Square, the people found inside were arrested, including Rodriguez.

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