19-year-old man dies after being stabbed on Midland Avenue

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(WSYR-TV) — Syracuse Police are investigating the city’s 11th homicide of the year.

A 19-year-old man has died from injuries he suffered in a stabbing late Monday night along Midland Avenue, on the city’s south side.

When officers arrived at the scene, they found Michael LaCoste, 19, with a stab wound. He was taken to Upstate University Hospital, where he later died.

Police say LaCoste was involved in a fight and at some point during the altercation, he was stabbed.

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

All calls will remain confidential.  Anonymous tips may also be submitted using the “SPD Tips” app.

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