Update: Victim identified as 15-year-old Nykim Young in fatal Syracuse shooting Wednesday

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Update: Syracuse Police have identified the victim of Wednesday night’s shooting as 15-year-old Nykim Young.

The Communications Administrator for the Syracuse City School District, Mike Henesey told NewsChannel 9 that Young was a Freshman at the Institute of Technology.

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — Syracuse Police say 15-year-old Nykim Young was shot in the upper part of his body near Lower Onondaga Park at the intersection of Rich Street and Marginal Street.

Police say the shooting happened around 6:30 p.m.

Young died at the scene.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact the Syracuse Police Department Criminal Investigations Division at (315) 442-5222. All calls will be kept confidential.

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