Utica Teen Charged With Shooting At Proctor

Suspect Fled To The Bronx

UTICA, NY - Utica Police have made an arrest in connection to a shooting incident at Proctor High School in Utica last month. Matthew Millan, 17, of Utica, was taken into custody Monday by members of the U.S. Marshals, New York, New Jersey Regional Task Force. Millan was found in the Bronx.

On Wednesday afternoon, October 25th, a school bus that was stopped in a parking lot on Hilton Ave. was hit by a gun shot. The bullet struck a window frame and lodged in a bus seat where a student had been sitting. No one was injured.

Utica Police’s Major Crimes Unit began their investigation and learned that the suspects had fled the area. The Regional Task Force was deployed and Utica Police got evidence and witness statements to aid the investigation.

Millan has been charged with Reckless Endangerment in the first degree and Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the second degree, both felonies. He was arraigned yesterday in Utica City Court.

The investigation into the incident continues and Utica Police expect more arrests soon, including those who may have obstructed the investigation or aided in the suspects feeing the area.


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