Police: Teenager killed in late-night shooting in Syracuse

Police say a teenager has been killed in a late-night shooting in upstate New York.

Posted: Oct 4, 2018 9:43 AM

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - Police say a teenager has been killed in a late-night shooting in upstate New York.

Authorities say callers reported the shooting around 11:45 p.m. Wednesday in Syracuse.

Officers arrived and found the injured teen and transported him to a hospital for treatment. He later died of his injuries.

Police have identified the teen as 15-year-old Loindale Johnson, of Syracuse. His death marks the city's 15th homicide of the year.

An investigation is ongoing, and no information about a suspect has been released.

Syracuse Police Chief Frank Fowler is scheduled to discuss the shooting Thursday morning.

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