ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — The Rochester Police Department, along with the Major Crimes Unit, is investigating a homicide that took place Sunday afternoon on Jefferson Avenue.
Upon arrival, officers said they were told a male victim in his 30’s was taken to Strong Memorial Hospital via private vehicle. Medical professionals told police that the victim was shot at least once in his upper body and was later pronounced dead.
Investigators with the RPD determined the victim was outside and was around the area of 581 Jefferson Avenue when he was shot.
This is the second homicide the city of Rochester has seen in less than a 12-hour time frame.
The circumstances of the shooting are currently unknown and anyone with information is asked to call 911.