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14-year-old boy shot by hand in Syracuse, police say

SYRACUSE, NY – A 14-year-old boy was shot dead early Tuesday morning at a home near South Geddes Street, police said.

The boy was shot dead at 1:28 a.m. at a house on the 500 block of Delaware Street, Lt. Matthew Malinowski, a spokesman for the Syracuse Police Department.

The boy was taken to Upstate University Hospital and is expected to survive, Malinowski said.

Police are asking anyone with information about the shooting to call them at 315-442-5222.

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