Syracuse Police investigate multiple shootings Thursday night

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SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — An active night for the Syracuse Police Department responding to multiple shootings in the City of Syracuse Thursday night into Friday morning.

At 8:44 p.m. officers responded to a shooting call at the 900 block of West Genesee Street. A 21-year-old male was shot in the upper body and transported to Upstate Hospital, where he is expected to survive.

A shots fired call came in at 10:56 p.m. Police found gun casings and were able to gather suspect information. Officers located the 16-year-old suspect. They have been charged with criminal possession of a weapon in the second degree and reckless endangerment in the first degree.

Another shots fired call came in at 11:21 p.m. for the 100 block of Randall Avenue. Evidence of shots being fired and casings were collected. This investigation is ongoing.

A shooting call was made last night around 11:55 off of East Raynor Avenue. We’re told a person went to the hospital in their personal car.

Police responded to Neutral Court off of Pond Street just after midnight Thursday. One person, a 20-year-old male, was shot in the head. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Just 10 minutes after, officers responded to the 100 block of Lynhurst Avenue. At the scene more evidence of the shots fired call was found. This investigation is also ongoing.

Less than two hours later, another call to Craddock Street, off of Hillview and Glenwood Avenue came in at 1:45 a.m. Friday. Police found a 22-year-old female who was shot in the head. She was taken to Upstate Hospital in critical condition.

Another shooting call was made early this morning near the 1900 block of South Salina Street. A 31-year-old woman was shot in the leg. She was transported to Upstate Hospital and is expected to survive.

These investigations are active and ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call Syracuse Police at 315-442-5222.

This is a developing story. Stick with NewsChannel 9 and LocalSYR.com for updates.


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