Syracuse Police make an arrest in north side shooting from May

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UPDATE 6/9/20: Syracuse Police have arrested and charged 22-year-old Lazear Coker-Hawkins of Syracuse with the death of Corey Hober. Coker-Hawkins is facing one count of Murder in the 1st degree, one count of Murder in the 2nd degree, one count of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree, and two counts of Robbery in the 1st degree.


UPDATE: Police have identified the man who was shot and killed on Griffiths Street on Wednesday morning.

Corey Hober, 35, had been shot in the upper body and transported to Upstate University Hospital, where he later died.

According to police, the investigation is ongoing and anyone with information should call the Syracuse Police Department at (315) 442-5222.


SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — Syracuse Police are investigating a homicide that happened at 110 Griffiths Street around 1:40 a.m. Wednesday.

Police were called to a shooting on Griffiths Street and found an adult male who had been shot in his upper body. The victim was taken to the hospital, where he later died from his injuries.

The investigation is ongoing. If you have any information, call Syracuse Police at (315) 442-5222.

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