Deadly Shooting on Cheney Street

Published on December 12, 2023

On Tuesday, December 12th, 2023, at around 7:54 P.M.,Officers responded to the 100 block of Cheney Street for a shots fired call. Upon arrival, there was evidence of shots fired, and several casings were located.

A short time later, in Lower Onondaga Park, Officers located a 15-year-old male who was shot in the back stemming from the incident location. The victim was transported to Upstate Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

On Tuesday, December 19th, a 17-year-old man was charged with Murder in the Second Degree and Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree in relation to the deadly shooting. 

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