19-year-old dies after getting shot on Syracuse’s south side, police say

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — A 19-year-old man has died after getting shot in the midsection multiple times, according to Syracuse Police.

On Saturday, May 6, around 11:15 p.m., officers responded to Upstate Hospital for a shooting with injuries investigation.

There, they found the 19-year-old. Police say he was driven to the hospital in a personal vehicle. He later died from his injuries.

Syracuse Police spokesperson, Lt. Matthew Malinowski, confirms the shooting took place in the 1500 block of South Avenue near West Colvin Street on the city’s south side.

In addition to the 19-year-old, another victim, a 16-year-old girl was found with an injury after getting grazed in the arm.

The investigation is active and ongoing, and anyone with information is strongly encouraged to call the Syracuse Police Department Criminal Investigations Division at (315) 442-5222.

Anonymous reporting can be rendered through the Syracuse Police Department website located at by utilizing the tip411 service. To submit a tip, click the “Public Information” tab then select the “Anonymous Tips” tab.

This marks the city’s eighth homicide so far this year.

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