Syracuse Police: Victim identified after fatal shooting along Midland Avenue Friday night

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Update (September 12, 12:24 p.m.): Syracuse Police have identified the victim was 38-year-old Michael Simpson.

Update (Saturday September 11, 8:43 a.m.): Syracuse Police said the victim in the Midland Avenue shooting Friday has died.

SYRACUSE, NY (WSYR-TV) — A man in his 30’s is in critical condition after being shot several times along the 2500 block of Midland Avenue near West Calthrop Avenue late Friday night.

Syracuse police responded to a call for a loud fight just after 11:00 p.m.

When officers found the victim, he was shot multiple times in the midsection. He was taken to Upstate University Hospital. Police say several bullet casings were located on the scene.

The investigation is active and ongoing.  Anyone with any information is asked to call Syracuse Police at (315) 442-5222.

This is a developing story. Stay with NewsChannel 9 online and on the air for any updates.

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