Syracuse Police Department Investigate Weekend Shootings: Wolf Street and Death on Merriman Ave. Area (Updated)

On Friday, March 29, 2019, at around 5:50 A.M.  Syracuse Police Officers responded to 513 Wolf St. for a call of a shooting. Upon their arrival, Officers located a 28-year-old, male victim, with a non-life threatening gunshot wound to his leg. The victim was transported to Upstate Hospital where he is expected to survive. Suspect information is limited at this time.

Syracuse Police Department Investigate Merriman Ave. Area Shooting has turned into murder inquiry 

On Saturday, March 30, 2019, at around 9:40 P.M., Syracuse Police Officers responded to 119 Merriman Ave. for a call of shots fired. Officers located several casings in the area. A short time later, a victim was located at Irving Ave. and E. Adams St. Another victim Rhyan Williams, 21, of Syracuse was later located at 116 Merriman Ave., deceased, with gunshot wounds. There is no suspect information at this time.

Both investigations are active and ongoing, anyone with information is asked to contact the Syracuse Police Department Criminal Investigations Division at (315) 442-5222.  All calls will remain confidential.  Anonymous tips may also be submitted using the “SPD Tips” app.