SWAT team assists UPD with suspect's arrest following shooting

Utica police arrested a man who allegedly shot a person early Wednesday morning.

Posted: Jul 14, 2021 8:03 AM
Updated: Jul 14, 2021 5:35 PM

UTICA, N.Y. (UPDATED) -- Utica police arrested a man who allegedly shot a person early Wednesday morning.

Police were called to a home on the 1200 block of Walnut Street around 5 a.m. for a reported gunshot victim.

Utica Police say a SWAT team was brought in to assist with their efforts when the suspect went back into the home after the shooting took place.

Around 6:30 a.m., the suspect was escorted out of the home and taken into police custody without incident.

Malcom Cummings, 30, has been charged with second-degree criminal possession of a weapon and second-degree assault.

According to Utica Police, the victim was shot in the leg, and is expected to survive.

The investigation is ongoing at this time.

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