Utica teen charged with attempted murder after Bleecker Street shooting

Jonathan Rodriguez

Police have arrested a Utica teen suspected of shooting two other boys on Bleecker and Nichols streets on April 6.

Posted: Apr 23, 2020 4:09 PM

UTICA, N.Y. – Police have arrested a Utica teen suspected of shooting two other boys in the area of Bleecker and Nichols streets on April 6.

Jonathan Rodriguez, 19, is charged with second-degree attempted murder and first-degree assault.

Police say the two victims, one 14 and one 19, were both shot in the pelvic area. The two were taken to the hospital to undergo emergency surgeries immediately after the incident.

Rodriguez may face additional charges after further investigation, according to police.

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