Police arrest suspect in fatal Weaver Street stabbing

Police are investigating the stabbing as a homicide.

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC-TV) - Rochester police arrested and charged 29-year-old Shantell Green, of Rochester, with second-degree murder in connection with a stabbing that occurred in Rochester on Sunday night.

Officers were called to a residence in the 50 block of Weaver Street for the report of a male stabbed around 7:30 p.m. 

Upon arrival, they located 37-year-old Dewayne Simmons of Rochester. Police say he suffered at least one stab wound to the upper body.

Simmons was transported to Strong Hospital Memorial Hospital, where he later died.

Green will be arraigned Tuesday morning.





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