On Sunday July 1st, 2018 at approximately 4:20 PM, Syracuse Police Officers responded to the 700 block of Lodi Street in regards to a stabbing call. Upon arrival, Officers met with a 46 year old male, who was suffering from a stab wound to his lower back area. The victim was transported to Upstate University Hospital for treatment. His injury is not life threatening.
The victim stated that he was in the 700 block of Butternut Street at approximately 2:00 AM, when he was confronted by a Hispanic male in his 20’s-30’s. The male asked for change, and a dispute ensued. The victim was stabbed in the lower back during this incident. The victim did not report this incident to Police until this afternoon. There is no additional suspect description available.
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.