ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — A Rochester man has died after a stabbing on Lyell Avenue late on Wednesday.

According to the Rochester Police Department, officers responded to Lyell Avenue near Saratoga Avenue around midnight. Upon arrival, officers said they learned 29-year-old Terrell Coles was stabbed at least once in the upper body while inside an apartment.

He was transported to the University of Rochester Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

According to investigators, Coles arrived at the apartment on Lyell Avenue and became involved in a domestic related argument. The argument escalated into a physical altercation, which resulted in Coles being fatally stabbed.

Anyone with information is being asked to call Rochester Police Department (911), or email the Major Crimes Unit at

According to the RPD’s Open Data Portal, this is the City’s 23 homicide of this year.

This is a developing story. News 8 WROC will provide updates as they become available.