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Syracuse Man Dies after Attack

An update on the 70-year-old man that was badly beaten outside a convenience store in Syracuse this past weekend.

Syracuse Man Dies after Attack

September 26, 2013
Syracuse (AP) - An update on the 70-year-old man that was badly beaten outside a convenience store in Syracuse this past weekend. We've learned he has died as a result of his injuries.
     
Police in Syracuse arrested a teenager with the unprovoked beating.18-year-old Romeo Williams is charged with second degree assault. Police say Williams hit Jim Gifford in the face, and knocked him out as he walked in the parking lot of a 711 store. Williams then allegedly went into the store, and celebrated by taking off his hat, holding it up in the air and smiling before he went back outside to beat and kick Gifford. Four men who were with Williams eventually pulled him off the elderly man.