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Police identify Blandina Street shooting victim

The victim of the shooting on Blandina Street on Monday has been identified as 26-year-old Chante S. Miller, according to Utica police.

Posted: Feb 25, 2020 2:14 PM
Updated: Feb 25, 2020 5:39 PM

UTICA, N.Y. – The victim of the shooting on Blandina Street on Monday has been identified as 26-year-old Chante S. Miller, according to Utica police.

Police say the incident appears to have been a murder and attempted suicide.

Chante S. Miller - Photo courtesy of Miller's family.

Miller was found dead at the scene when police arrived.

The suspect, who police say suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, is still in critical condition.

The shooting took place just after 3 p.m. on the second-floor apartment of 1002 Blandina St.

The Major Crimes Unit is still investigating, and asks anyone with information related to the incident to call 315-223-3510.

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