Rochester man charged with murdering brother pleads not guilty


ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Robert Reen Jr., the man charged with murdering his 21-year-old brother Jordan Reen, pleaded not guilty to the second degree murder charge on Monday.

On Thursday, the Rochester Police Department responded to Lapham Street for the report of a person shot. Investigators say Jorden Reen and his brother, Robert Reen Jr. were in a verbal argument. Allegedly, Robert Reen Jr. pulled a semi-automatic rifle from within the house and chased his younger brother outside.

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From there, investigators said Jordan Reed was shot multiple times. Police say crews on scene attempted lifesaving measures but he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Two days later, Robert Reen Jr. turned himself in to RPD. Reen’s next court appearance will be Friday for the preliminary hearing.

News 8 WROC will provide updates to this story as they become available.

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