Police are investigating a shooting and stabbing on James Street

SYRACUSE (WSYR-TV) - Syracuse Police Officers responded to 753 James Street at 10:29 a.m. Sunday in response to a shooting call. 

Once police arrived, they found a 44-year-old male who was suffering from a gunshot wound to his thigh.

The man was transported to Upstate for injuries which police say do not appear to be life threatening. 

Police describe the suspect as a 5'06" black male, wearing blue shorts and a purple hat. The suspect was with three other black males who all left the scene on bicycles. 

Less than half an hour later, Syracuse Police responded to St. Joseph's Hospital in regards to a stabbing. 

When officers arrived, they found a 22-year-old male suffering from a stab wound to his chest. 

According to police, the victim arrived to the hospital in a private car. 

The victim said the incident occurred in the 700 block of James Street.

Police say, the man's injury do not appear to be life threatening and there is no suspect information available. 

At this time, police do not know if these incidents are related. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Syracuse Police Department at (315) 442-5222. 

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