3 people shot Thursday night in Syracuse, police looking for suspects

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SYRACUSE, NY (WSYR-TV) Three people are in the hospital, two in critical condition after being shot on Syracuse’s south side Thursday night. Syracuse Police say officers responded around 6:55pm to the 400 block of Oakwood Avenue for a shots fired call.

When the first officers arrived on the scene two men were found suffering from gunshot wounds to the head. They were taken to Upstate University Hospital by ambulance and are listed in critical condition. A third victim arrived at Upstate by private vehicle with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound.

Chief Buckner said all three victims are African American men, and Syracuse Police added there were several casings found on the scene.

Buckner says the investigation is in its early stages and they are asking anyone with information that can help with the investigation to call Syracuse police at 315-442-5222.

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