ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Rochester police officials announced an arrest in connection to a fatal stabbing that occurred last Friday night.
Police say they arrested Jonathon Pagan-Ortiz, 22 of Rochester, and charged him with second degree murder.
Pagan-Ortiz is accused of fatally stabbing 29-year-old Rochester resident Michael Smith around 9:25 p.m. on November 15.
When officers responded to the corner of Barberry Terrace and Mitchell Street for the the report of a stabbing, they found smith with stab woulds. Officials say ARM attempted life-saving measures, but were unsuccessful as Smith succumbed to his injuries.
Pagan-Ortiz is scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday in Rochester City Court.