15 year-old boy shot in calf on Midland Ave

Syracuse police are investigating a shooting Tuesday night on Midland Avenue that sent a 15 year-old boy to the hospital with a calf wound.

Police responded to the shooting at 7:55 p.m. Tuesday night in the 2300 block of Midland Ave. Police say the male was in front of the Barber Shop at Midland Ave. and W. Newell Street with two friends when they were approached by four black males coming from the 200 block of Newell Street.

Police say at least one of the suspects fired three rounds at the victim and his friends. The victim was shot in his left calf, but the wound is non-life threatening. He was taken to Upstate University Hospital for treatment.

Police say the suspects fled the scene in a vehicle. Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call police at 442-5222.