Man dead after stabbing in Syracuse

Fatal Stabbing on W. Colvin Street. / Chris McGrath

A Syracuse teenager is accused of stabbing a man to death.

Syracuse police say 17-year-old Shaquel Williams got into a fight with 20-year-old Kyheem Pringle around 8:15 p.m. Sunday along the 400 block of West Colvin Street.

Syracuse Police Chief Frank Fowler says Williams got into an argument with two men, when he made a disparaging comment about Pringle's deceased mother.

Police say Pringle arrived and got into a fight with Williams, then stabbed him in the chest.

Police say Williams took off and was later found a the Midland Discount Market, where employees noticed he was carrying a knife and there was evidence of blood on him.

Pringle was pronounced dead at 8:45 p.m. at the hospital.

Williams is charged with second degree murder and criminal possession of a weapon.

If you have any information about what happened, call Syracuse police at (315) 442-5222.