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Curtis Henry Wright killed in shooting occurred in Utica on Boyce Avenue

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact UPD at 315-223-3556.



Just before 8:00PM on September 29th, 2023 Utica Police and Utica Fire units were dispatched to Boyce Ave regarding a shooting investigation with a male shot later identified as Curtis Henry Wright.

The victim was immediately transported to St. Elizabeth’s Hospital where all life saving measures were undertaken, however sadly Curtis succumbed to his injuries.

The Utica Police Department Major Crimes Unit has been assigned the investigation, and officers are currently on scene conducting a canvas for witnesses and surveillance video.

We are asking that anyone with information can contact the Utica Police Department at (315) 223-3556 or you can submit a 100% anonymous tip online through Mohawk Valley Crime Stoppers at, by calling 1-866-730-8477 (TIPS), or by using the P3 Tips mobile app.

Additional information will be released as available.