UPDATE: Victim of fatal Syracuse shooting was the suspect in the ‘Rye Day’ house party shooting

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UPDATE: Syracuse Police have identified the victim in Sunday night’s shooting as Quinell Stepney.

Onondaga County District Attorney, William Fitzpatrick, has confirmed with NewsChannel 9 that Stepney pled guilty for his role in last year’s “Rye Day” shootings which resulted in the death of 17-year-old Chariel Osario.

Stepney was out on bail after pleading to guitly to criminal possession of a weapon in the second degree. Which is a Class C felony.

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — The Syracuse Police Department have announced that a 23-year-old man is dead after getting shot in the head on the city’s north side. 

SPD responded to the 500 block of Turtle Street around 8:47 p.m. Sunday night. When they arrived, they found an unidentified male with a wound to his head. He was taken to Upstate University Hospital where he was later pronounced dead. 

Several bullet casings were found at the scene. The investigation is still active and ongoing. If anyone has information, they are encouraged to call SPD at (315)442-5222. 

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