UTICA, N.Y. (UPDATED) – Utica police are questioning a person of interest after an officer-involved shooting took place on the 900 block of Brayton Park Place around 5:40 p.m. Monday.
Police say the officer was patrolling the area, when someone alerted him that a man was walking in the road and may be armed with a handgun.
When the officer approached, the man fired several rounds at him, according to police. The officer returned fire, and the man fled the scene.
The officer was not shot during the incident, but the bullets did hit his patrol vehicle.
Anyone with information about the incident should contact UPD at 315-223-3461.