Update: 1 man dies after shooting on Westcott Street in Syracuse

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SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — One man was pronounced dead following a shooting that took place on Westcott Street Friday afternoon.

Police say the shooting took place on the 300 block of Westcott Street, which is two blocks north of the Westcott Theater. The call came in just before 2:45 p.m. on Friday.

The victim, 37-year-old Stephen Phelps-Martans, was shot in the midsection as a result of the incident. Phelps-Martans was transported to the hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

Police said there are no suspects at this time, but the investigation is active and ongoing.

Anyone with information about the shooting should contact Syracuse Police at 315-442-5222 or use the Syracuse PD Tips app.


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