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27-year-old man dead after North Side shooting, police said

SYRACUSE, NY – A 27-year-old man died Saturday night after being shot on the north side of Syracuse, police said.

At 11:43 p.m., police were called to the 200 block of Sunset Avenue where they found two men shot dead, Lt. Matthew Malinowski, a spokesman for the Syracuse Police Department.

The 27-year-old was shot in the chest and a 24-year-old was shot in the leg, Malinowski said. Both men were taken to Upstate University Hospital.

The 27-year-old died in hospital, he said. His death is the first homicide reported in 2023.

The 24-year-old is expected to survive, Malinowski said.

Police are asking anyone with information to call (315) 442-5222.

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