UTICA, N.Y. – Utica police responded to the 600 block of Nichols Street Monday night after two people were shot inside a home around 11:30 p.m.
A man and a woman were in the residence when police say gunfire entered the home from outside, hitting both of them in the lower back. The two were taken to St. Elizabeth Medical Center to be treated for injuries that did not appear to be life-threatening.
After an investigation, officers found 9mm casings outside of the home on the road.
Police say the only call they received about shots fired came from the injured parties, and are asking anyone who has information regarding the incident to contact the Major Crimes Division at 315-223-3510.
An anonymous tip can also be sent to: www.mohawkvaleycrimestoppers.com.