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      Man found dead on Syracuse South Side, police investigating as a homicide

      Syracuse Police say a man found dead on Furman Street Saturday morning is a homicide

      On Syracuse's South Side, police are investigating their latest homicide, after a man was found dead on Furman Street early Saturday morning.

      P olice say the victim, 37 year old Jermaine Whitehead, was found in a backyard on Furman Street. That's on the city's south side.

      S yracuse police had responded to a report of shots fired in that area just before 5 am. The victim was found a few hours later. Police don't know if the homicide is related to the shots fired.

      Anyone with information is asked to call police at 442-5222.