On September 24, 2007 at about 7:45 PM Utica Police responded to a shots fired call in the 300 block of Wetmore St. Upon arrival police located Jessie E Wood, 42 years old, of Ilion, New York, suffering from a gun shot wound. Wood was transported to St Elizabeth’s Hospital where he was pronounced dead. Witnesses on the scene observed two suspects run from the area but they were not located. Wood was survived by his parents, 2 sisters and a 10 year old son.
Police ask anyone with information on this case to contact Investigator Mark Fields at 315-223-3514 or Criminal Investigations at 315-223-3510.