The following occurred between August 3rd and early morning August 4th . Unfortunately, there has been another murder in Syracuse, an increase in the homicide rate in the city. Stabbings continue to be an issue, as these incidents are becoming a regular feature in reported acts of violence. The sobering fact is there have been 20 homicides in 2020. – Editors Note
Man Sustains Stab Wounds Woman Arrested
On Monday, August 3rd, 2020, at around 2:57 P.M., Officers responded to the 100 block of Westmoreland Ave. for a stabbing call. Upon arrival, Officers located a 32-year-old male who suffered from a laceration to the arm. The investigation revealed that the injury was caused when the victim’s girlfriend, Antanesha King, 30 cut the victim with a knife while the two were having a dispute. King was arrested and charged with Assault in the Second Degree, Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Third Degree and Criminal Contempt in the First Degree. King was lodged at the Onondaga County Justice Center.
Stabbing Reported on Smith Lane
On Tuesday, August 4th, 2020, at around 12:57 A.M., Officers responded to an address in the 100 block of Smith Lane for a stabbing call. Upon arrival, Officers spoke with two females, 37 & 31 who both suffered from minor laceration wounds. The person responsible for the injuries was located, and no charges have been filed at this time.
Man Dies After being Shot on Wente Terrace
On Tuesday, August 4th, 2020, at around 01:11 A.M., Officers responded to the 100 block of Wente Terrace for a shooting with injuries complaint. Upon arrival, Officers located a 45-year-old male who was shot in the midsection. The male was transported to Upstate Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead. There were several casings found on the scene, and a residence was struck by gunfire.
These investigations are active and ongoing; anyone with information is asked to call the Syracuse Police Department at (315) 442-5222 or by using our Syracuse PD tips app.