Yesterday around 445PM Utica Police Units were dispatched to the intersection of Mohawk St and Rutger St regarding a shooting investigation.
Upon arrival it was learned that a male had been struck in the midsection and needed immediate emergency care. He was transported to St Elizabeth's Hospital by the Utica Fire Department. Once at the hospital it was learned that the victim required surgery due to internal injuries.
Hospital staff were able to conduct a successful surgery and save the male's life.
This afternoon, August 1st 2020, investigators with the Major Crimes Division were able to locate the suspect in the shooting. During the course of the investigation it was learned that this was a road rage incident originating minutes before the shooting. The suspect, Kham Khiamdavanh age 42, of Utica was charged with the following: Assault 1st Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd Additional charges maybe levied.