Man Shot In Thigh On Syracuse's South Side


Last night around 10:26pm Syracuse Police responded to a shots fired call in the 100 block of Merriman Ave. 

As police were driving towards the scene. One officer saw a vehicle leave the area at a high rate of speed. The officer felt that the vehicle was probably heading to a hospital.

They followed the vehicle to Upstate University Hospital. There they found the victim, a 24 year old male, suffering from a gun shot wound to his left thigh. His injury was not life threatening. 

Police meanwhile continued to investigate and found evidence at the scene that a shooting had indeed taken place there. 

The victim identified the suspect as a black male wearing a light colored shirt with a dark colored coat over it. 


Anyone with information should contact the Syracuse Police Department at (315)-442-5222 or use the "SPD Tips" app.


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