The Syracuse Police Department Investigate Fayette St. Shooting and Armory Square Stabbing

The Syracuse Police Department is investigating a shooting and stabbing. On Friday, December 14, 2018 at about 11:51 P.M, the Syracuse Police Department responded to 2119 E. Fayette St. for a call of a shooting. Upon their arrival, they located a 23 year old male victim in the rear parking lot, who had been shot multiple times in his torso and arm. The victim told police he had just exited his vehicle, and was walking through the parking lot when was shot by an unknown suspect.

The victim was transported to Upstate University Hospital by AMR Ambulance. He underwent surgery for his injuries. He is listed in stable condition, and is expected to survive. There is no suspect information at this time.

At 1:55 A.M. on Saturday, December 15, 2018, Police Officers who were working in Armory Square were approached by a 30 year old male, who told them he had been stabbed in the 300 block of S. Clinton St. He had been in an altercation with another male, who brandished a knife and cut him. He sustained a puncture wound to his chest. He too was transported to Upstate University Hospital by AMR Ambulance, and his injury is considered to be non-life threatening.

The suspect in that incident is described to be a white Hispanic male, approximately 30 years of age, who was wearing a grey sweatshirt and grey sweatpants.

There is no indication that these two incidents are related. Both investigations are active and ongoing. Further information will be released when it becomes available. Anyone with information for either of these incidents is asked to contact the Syracuse Police Department at 442-5222.  All calls will be kept confidential.  Anonymous information may also be submitted by using the “SPD Tips” App, available on Android and iPhones.