2 Shot While Driving on I-81 in Syracuse – Spectrum News

2 Shot While Driving on I-81 in Syracuse - Spectrum News

Police: Two victims hit by gunfire in early morning shooting on I-81 north in Syracuse

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Two people were shot early this morning by an unknown assailant who opened fire on the victims vehicle on northbound Interstate 81 in Syracuse, according to police.

Officers arrived near South Salina Street near Calthrop around 2:40 a.m. regarding a shooting. Police learned that a male victim, 23, was driving his car north on I-81 when an unknown vehicle pulled up next to him.

Someone in that vehicle opened fire, shooting multiple times into the car, said police spokesman Sgt. Matthew Malinowski.

The victim was shot multiple times. Also, a 19-year-old woman in the back of the vehicle was shot. Both were taken to Upstate University Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, police said.

Police are asking anyone with information to call the department at (315)442-5222 or use departments SPD Tips app. The app can be used anonymously, and phone calls can be confidential.

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