Seven People, Including Children, Shot In New York: Reports

At least 10 shots were fired in the shooting in downtown Syracuse in New York (Representational) - Sakshi Post

Emergency services in Syracuse, New York said on Thursday they were responding to reports of a shooting of up to seven people, including children.

The Syracuse Firefighters union reported seven victims from the shooting on the city's Midland Avenue, according to a Facebook post.

A spokesman for the Syracuse Police Department said no other information was immediately available on the incident, which took place shortly after 9 p.m. eastern time.

News website Syracuse.com reported that the shooting took place at a family gathering to mark the death of a person who died of cancer earlier on Thursday.

The website said ambulances were seen driving away from the scene with a police escort at about 9:15 p.m.

The website said that at least 10 shots had been fired in the shooting in downtown Syracuse, about 250 miles (402 km)northwest of New York City.

Agencies

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