Syracuse, N.Y. – On Saturday February 12th, 2017 at approximately 11:45 PM, Syracuse Police Officers responded to the area of Catherine Street and E. Laurel Street in regards to reports of shots being fired. Several area residents called 911 to report that they heard the shots being fired. While Officers were checking the area, they were advised that there was shooting victim from this incident in the 1200 block of N. Salina Street. Officers responded to that location and met with a 20 year old female, who was suffering from a gunshot wound to her right buttocks/leg area. The victim stated that she was sitting in a car in the 600 block of Catherine Street when she was shot. The victim then left the area, and reported the incident from N. Salina Street. There were several bullet holes located in the victim’s car.
The victim was transported to Upstate University Hospital by AMR Ambulance Personnel for treatment. The injuries are not believed to be life threatening.
The suspect possibly left the area in a grey colored mini-van style vehicle. No further description is available at this time.
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.