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According to callers, the person was shot outside a convenience store on the southwest side of Syracuse

SYRACUSE, NY — One person was shot dead outside a Southwest Side supermarket Friday night, 911 callers said.

According to reports from the Onondaga County 911 Center, around 10:12 p.m. two callers reported seeing an injured person near a convenience store on the corner of Tallman Street and South Avenue.

Callers told dispatchers they saw the person being loaded into a minivan before being driven away, the reports said.

A victim with gunshot wounds was reportedly dropped off at Crouse Hospital shortly afterwards.

According to reports, arriving police officers noticed blood outside the store.

Police surrounded the store with yellow tape Friday night while investigators photographed the scene.

This is an evolving story and will be updated as more information becomes available.

Staff writer Fernando Alba covers breaking news, crime and public safety. Have a tip, story idea, question, or comment? Reach him: Email | Twitter or at 315-690-6950.

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