On July 19, 2019, at approximately 1:10 am, officers responded to a fight on the 600 block of Varick St. When officers arrived they located a 33 year old male laying in street with multiple stab wounds. The male was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries despite life saving measures taken by medical personnel.
Investigators have learned that a fight broke out at the corner of Varick St. @ Cooper St. The fight escalated and continued north on Varick St. During the altercation three males including the deceased victim sustained stab wounds. At this time a homicide investigation has been initiated by the Utica Police Department’s Major Crimes Unit and the Criminal Investigation Division. Investigators are speaking with several witnesses and reviewing all available video surveillance.
If anyone has any information related to this investigation they are urged contact the Utica Police Department at 315-223-3510.