Rochester police investigate fatal shooting near Avenue A


ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — The Rochester Police Department’s Major Crimes Unit is investigating a homicide that took place Sunday morning on Avenue A.

Upon officers’ arrival, they found 41-year-old Jerry Britt of Rochester who had been shot multiple times on the sidewalk. He was pronounced deceased at the scene.

According to the RPD, the preliminary investigation has revealed Britt was sitting in a chair on the
sidewalk when he was approached and shot. Officers say Britt does not live on Avenue A.

There are no suspects in custody.

The Major Crimes Unit is asking anyone with information to call 911, the Major Crimes Unit at 585-428-7157, Crime Stoppers at 585-423-9300, or email

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

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