Syracuse Police Department
Cold CasesEric Starling

Eric Starling

Date of Occurrence: August 8, 1997
Location of Occurrence: 100 block of W. Colvin Street
Report# 97-226776
Synopsis:  At approximately 4:40am officers responded to the area of W. Colvin and S. Salina Street for report of shots fired. Victim Eric Starling was located in the rear parking lot of a church with a gunshot wound. Starling was transported to a hospital where he later died.


Anyone with information regarding this investigation is urged to contact the Syracuse Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division at (315) 442-5222, the Homicide Tip Line at (315) 442-5223 or by e-mail at All tips will be kept confidential.









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511 S. State Street
Syracuse, NY 13202
Phone: (315) 442-5200
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