Public Safety Notice: Incident Near Campus

On Sunday, Sept. 6, just after midnight, two vehicles were traveling at a high rate of speed on East Adams St. past Walnut Ave. and Walnut Pl., north onto Comstock Ave. The two vehicles eventually turned onto E. Genesee St. and headed downtown away from campus. According to the Syracuse Police Department, gunfire was exchanged between the vehicles’ occupants. No one affiliated with Syracuse University was involved and no injuries have been reported. A police presence was visible near campus as Syracuse Police, assisted by Department of Public Safety officers, worked to gather evidence.

If anyone has any information regarding this incident, please contact the Syracuse Police Department at 315.442.5222 or the Syracuse University Department of Public Safety at 315.443.2224. If you would like to anonymously report NON-EMERGENCY information to DPS, you can use the Silent Witness tool.

If you or someone you know has been affected by an incident on or near campus, please know that there are resources available to you. In addition, for your safety, please review these suggested safety strategies.

This public safety information is issued for your safety in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Act.