15-Year-Old Dies After being Shot on Rich Street

On June 23, 2021 at about 6:37 P.M. Syracuse Police Officers responded to the 400 block of Rich St. for a call of shots fired. Upon their arrival, they located a male near the intersection of Rich St. and Marginal St., who had been shot in the upper portion of his body. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The victim was later identified as Nykim Young; 15 years of age of Syracuse. There is no additional information to be released at this time.

This investigation is very active and ongoing. Further information will be released when it becomes available.      

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.