The quiet North Utica neighborhood near Kennedy Middle School was the scene of a reported shooting on Wednesday night.  Police and ambulances were called to the area of Mapledale Ave near Elmhurst.

The Utica Observer-Dispatch is reporting that

person ... has suffered a reported gunshot wound to the chest.

Police responded at about 9:15 p.m. to 725 Mapledale Ave., which has been cordoned off in the front with yellow police tape.

Police have been scouring the area, and at 9:50 p.m. a Utica Fire Department ambulance left the scene and was reportedly headed to a local hospital.

[Utica O-D]

Google Map of the neighborhood near the shooting.