Utica Police investigate shooting on Watson Place

Utica Police confirm that a male suffered a single gunshot wound that hit both of his legs. He was hospitalized with non life-threatening injuries.

Posted: Oct 28, 2020 8:44 AM
Updated: Oct 28, 2020 12:12 PM

UTICA, N.Y. -- Utica Police are investigating an early morning shooting that occured at 14 Watson Place. 

Utica Police confirm that around 12:20 a.m. Wednesday, a man was hit by a single gunshot that injured both of his legs. 

According to Utica Police, they responded to a third-floor apartment space where they found the victim. They say a male suspect went into the apartment, started arguing with one of the residents and fired his handgun. 

The victim was taken to St. Elizabeth Medical Center to be treated for non-life-threatening injuries. 

Anyone with information can contact the Utica Police Department Criminal Investigations Division at 315-223-3510, by calling 1-866-730-8477 (TIPS), or by using the P3 Tips mobile app. 

You can also submit an anonymous tip online through Mohawk Valley Crime Stoppers.

The investigation is ongoing. 

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