On Sunday, April 21st, 2019 at 11:04 P.M., Officers responded to 206 Westcott Street, after receiving a 9-1-1 call for a shooting with injuries. When Officers arrived, they located the female victim, 18, who had suffered a serious gunshot wound. The victim is currently listed in critical condition. Detectives conducted interviews of those present at the residence and developed a suspect, Victor Bahati, 21.
Bahati has been taken into custody and charged with Assault in the Second Degree and Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree. A handgun was recovered.
The investigation is 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.