Syracuse Police To Speak About Attempted Murder Of Three Officers Yesterday

UPDATE: An 18-year-old has been arrested and charged with attempting to murder three Syracuse police officers

Multiple sources say that Tajh Smith, of Salina, shot at 3 officers at least two times using a .45 caliber handgun. The incident happened around 3:30 yesterday afternoon in the 500 block of Fabius Street as the officers wearing marked vests were getting out of a car. One of the shots fired just missed an officer's head and hit the police vehicle. Smith is charged with attempted murder, and criminal possession of a weapon.

Syracuse, N.Y. - Syracuse Police along with the Onondaga County District Attorney's Office going to be holding a press conference this afternoon.

They will be discussing the arrests of some individuals yesterday involved in shootings in the City of Syracuse.

There were three separate shooting calls in which arrests were made and weapons were recovered. One of the calls involved the attempted murder of three Syracuse Police Officers.

 The press conference will be held at the Public Safety Building, 511 South State Street, at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday afternoon.

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