ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — A Rochester man is dead after a shooting Saturday evening.
Authorities say officers responded to the area of Harris Street and Avenue A around 3:30 p.m. which is where they say a person was shot.
Rochester police say the victim was later found at a gas station off Clifford Street. Officials tried to get him medical treatment, but he succumbed to his injuries.
The victim was identified Sunday as 21-year-old Jeremy Hamilton Jr. of Rochester.
“The victim was shot over here and then pulled into the gas station at Clifford and St. Paul where we located him with one gunshot wound to the body,” Rochester Police Cpt. Steven Swetman said. “It’s a stress on all the resources because a lot of officers are involved here. This isn’t easy but we continue to do our job with the number of people we have, but it gets harder each day.”
According to officials, a preliminary investigation leads officers to believe the is a drug-related incident.
The investigation is ongoing and no suspects are currently in custody. Anyone with additional information is asked to call 911.
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