Syracuse Police identify 2 men who were killed in south side stabbing

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UPDATE: Police have identified the two men who were stabbed and killed in Syracuse’s south side on Wednesday morning.

Zantonious Wiley, 27, and William Johnson, 27, were found by officers when they arrived on the scene. One of the victims had been pronounced dead on the scene, while the other victim was taken to Upstate University Hospital, where he later died.

The investigation is active and anyone with information should contact the Syracuse Police Department at (315) 442-5222.


SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — Police are investigating a stabbing incident that happened on Hatch Street in Syracuse.

According to Syracuse Police, they were called to the 300 block of Hatch Street at 9:40 a.m. Wednesday.

When police arrived, one of the victims was found in the street.  They also found a second victim with stab wounds.  One person died at the scene,  the second victim died at Upstate University Hospital  

No arrested have been made. The incident is under investigation.

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