Editor’s Note: The Rochester Police Department clarified that the victim is 41 years old.
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — A man is dead and a security guard is injured following a double shooting that took place at a bar on East Avenue early Monday morning, according to the Rochester Police Department.
The shooting occurred at Flour City Station. According to RPD, it appeared that a fight was taking place between the suspect and 41-year-old Kimanhi Hinds. A security guard went in to break it up, but the suspect pulled out a gun and shot Hinds. The guard was also shot.
Officers said that, upon arrival, Hinds had a gunshot wound to his upper body. They attempted life-saving measures, but he was pronounced dead on the scene.
During the investigation, officers learned that the security guard was taken to Rochester General Hospital. The guard had a gunshot wound that was deemed non-life-threatening. He has since been released from the hospital.
The shooting, according to investigators, was an isolated incident, and people should feel safe going downtown.
RPD confirms that the suspect is currently at large and the investigation is still ongoing. Parts of East Ave. will be closed during the investigation but will re-open for the parade. Anyone with information is asked to call 911.
Stay with News 8 as we continue to update this developing story.