16-year-old arrested after shots fired call turns into foot chase in Syracuse

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SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — A shots fired called in Syracuse ended up with a 16-year-old leading Syracuse Police officers on a foot chase.

Officers were called to the area of Park Street and Oak Street around 8:30 p.m.

When they arrived on scene, a 34-year-old woman told them she was shot at. Not long after, officers tried to stop a potential suspect who took off.

That suspect had also thrown a loaded, untraceable handgun. The teen was later arrested and charged with the following:

  • Reckless endangerment in the first degree
  • Criminal possession of a weapon in the second degree
  • Criminal use of a firearm

He is being held at Hillbrook Detention Center, according to police.


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