Crime Blotter: Pistol Whipped on Arthur Street “Skunk City” during Robbery, W. Genesee St Stabbing and Man Shot in Buttocks

Pistol Whipped on Arthur Street “Skunk City” during Robbery – Saturday, June 12th, 2021, at around 11:17 P.M., Officers responded to the 200 block of Arthur Street aka Skunk City for a robbery call. Upon arrival, Officers located a 22-year-old male and 21-year-old male who were both recently robbed.  The victims reported that three males, who were wearing masks, robbed them at gunpoint. During the interaction, the suspects “pistol whipped” the victims in the head, causing minor injuries.  The suspects obtained property from the victims and then fled the scene.

Stabbing on W. Genesee St Reported – Sunday, June 13th, 2021, at around 2:16 A.M., Officers responded to the 1000 block of W. Genesee Street for a stabbing call. Upon arrival, Officers located a 27-year-old male who was stabbed in the back and neck.  The victim was transported to Upstate Hospital, by private vehicle, where he is expected to survive.

Man Shot in Buttocks on Butternut St. – Sunday, June 13th, 2021, at around 2:51 A.M., Officers responded to the 400 block of Butternut Street for a shooting with injuries call. Upon arrival, Officers located evidence of a shots fired. A short time later, a 27-year-old male arrived at St. Joesph’s Hospital, by private transport, with a gunshot wound to the buttocks.  The victim is expected to survive.

Investigations of the above incidents are active and ongoing; anyone with information is asked to call the Syracuse Police Department at (315) 442-5222. ​