ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — A man was shot and killed following an altercation outside a bar on Lyell Avenue Sunday near Whitney Street.

Officials say the shooting happened around 1:42 a.m. on the 400 block of Lyell Avenue. When officers arrived at the scene, they located a man in his 30s who had been shot at least once in his torso.

The victim, identified as 36-year-old Derek Taylor, was taken to Strong Memorial Hospital where police say he succumbed to his injuries.

Investigators believe the man was shot after an altercation outside a bar near Lyell Avenue escalated. Officers say the altercation involved several females. This marks the city’s 44th homicide this year. Four others, including a 29-year Rochester police veteran, were killed in the days leading up to Sunday.

An investigation is currently underway. Anyone with additional information is asked to contact the Major Crimes Unit at (585) 428-7157.