ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — A Rochester man was shot and killed while driving on Hudson Avenue Sunday.

Authorities say officers responded to a motor vehicle accident report at the corner of Hudson Avenue and Ernst Street around 4:30 p.m. Upon arrival, they located a crashed truck three blocks down the road with the sole driver suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead on scene.

According to investigators, the victim was driving north on Hudson Avenue near Roycroft Drive when an occupant of a second vehicle fired gunshots into the victim’s truck and killed him, causing the vehicle to careen off the road, drive up the sidewalk, and crash into a tree.

Rochester police identified the victim as 42-year-old Orlando Santiago.

The stretch of Hudson Avenue was originally closed for a few hours, pending the investigation. According to the Rochester Polie Department, this is the city’s 26th homicide.

No suspects have been arrested at this time. Investigators from the Major Crimes Unit ask anyone with more information to call 911.


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