Man killed in capturing close to Syracuse’s eastside Friday evening

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — One man was killed following a shooting that took place near the city’s eastside Friday night.

According to Syracuse Police, officers responded to the 2000 block of E. Fayette St. for reports of a shooting with injuries. 

When officers arrived, they found 31-year-old Hakeem Phillips who had been shot in the mid-section.

Phillips was transported to Upstate Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

Police say the investigation is active and ongoing; anyone with information is asked to call the Syracuse Police Department at 315-442-5222.

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