ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — A 23-year-old man is dead while another victim is being treated for injuries after a deadly shooting in the parking lot of Goodman Plaza Sunday night.

According to authorities, officers were led to the 800 block of Goodman Street around 9 p.m. following several 911 calls. At the location, they found one victim who had been shot at least once.

Police say the 23-year-old man was transported to Strong Memorial Hospital but succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead shortly after. The victim was identified by authorities Monday as 23-year-old Dallas Cooper Jr.

Another victim arrived at the hospital shortly after, where officials say he is currently being treated for non-life-threatening injuries. That man was identified by police as a 31-year-old man.

Officials have labeled this investigation as a homicide and will continue to examine what led to the incident. The Major Crimes Unit will provide more information at a later time.

According to the Rochester Police Department’s open data portal, there have been a total of 19 homicides in the city this year. That amounts to 151 homicides since 2020 — including 81 last year.


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