RPD makes arrest in city’s first homicide of 2021

Crime

ROCHESTER N.Y. (WROC) — The Rochester Police Department have made an arrest after investigating the first homicide of 2021 following a fatal stabbing on the city’s northwest side Sunday.

RPD Capt. Frank Umbrino said officers responded to the area of Lake and Clay Avenues for the report of stabbing around 9 p.m. Upon arrival, officers found 52-year-old Antonio Addison on the ground bleeding and unresponsive. Officer’s started CPR on Addison until AMR arrived on scene. AMR continued life saving measures without success and pronounced him dead at the scene.

While at the scene Patricia Hutton, 51, was detained as part of the investigation. According to RPD, Addison and Hutton live together and are in a domestic relationship. At some point during the evening Hutton and Addison were engaged in an argument. During the argument Hutton stabbed Addison with a knife.

Hutton has been charged with Murder in the 2nd Degree and been remanded to the Monroe County Jail. She will be arraigned in Rochester City Court on January 12, 2021, at 9:30am.

“Every homicide is difficult unfortunate, a lot of people you feel for,” Umbrino said. “Every year you hope you don’t have any, you hope there’s a way to figure out how to stop the violence.”

“There is no reason for concern to residents in the area,” officials said in a release. “Major Crimes Investigators are currently speaking to several people and are in the process of ascertaining the circumstances that led up to the stabbing.”

Check back with News 8 WROC as we will continue to update this developing story.

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