SYRACUSE, N.Y. — A 13-year-old was stabbed in the back Sunday night, but was uncooperative when police tried to find out what had happened, Syracuse police spokesman Sgt. Richard Helterline said.
Syracuse police were called to a the 1500 block of W. Onondaga St. at 5:34 p.m. for a report of a stabbing. When officers arrived, they found the 13-year-old who had been stabbed in the back, Helterline said in a news release.
The boy told police he had been stabbed on Richmond Avenue and that he went to the 1500 block of W. Onondaga St. to report the stabbing, the release said.
“The victim was uncooperative with the investigation and refused to provide any additional details regarding his injury,” Helterline said in the release. “There is no suspect information available at this time. Investigating officers were unable to locate a scene on Richmond Avenue.”
American Medical Response (AMR) ambulance took the injured teen to Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse for treatment. His stab wound is not considered to be life threatening, police said. Syracuse police ask anyone with information about the stabbing to call their Criminal Investigations Division at (315) 442-5222, submit a tip using the “SPD Tips” app or through the Syracuse police website at Syracusepolice.org.
On Sunday at approximately 5:35 p.m., Syracuse Police responded to a call about a stabbing in the 1500 block of W. Onondaga Street.
The victim was taken to Upstate University Hospital for treatment. His injury is not considered to be life threatening.
The victim stated that the incident occurred on Richmond Avenue, and that he went to the 1500 block of W. Onondaga Street to report it.
Police say the victim was uncooperative with the investigation and refused to provide any additional details about his injury. At this time, there is no suspect information available.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Syracuse Police Department Criminal Investigations Division at (315) 442-5222.