RPD IDs man killed in shooting at corner store on Grand Avenue


ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — The Rochester Police Department is investigating a homicide that happened late Tuesday evening.

34-year-old Chernet Tiruneh, of Rochester, was killed while working at a grocery store on Grand Avenue.

According to the RPD, police responded to a corner store on Grand Avenue for the reports of a person shot around 9:20 p.m. Upon arrival, police found Tiruneh dead from a gunshot wound.

There are currently no suspects in custody. The motive is unclear, but the whole scene is still under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call 911.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Covid-19 County by County tracker

Trending Stories

Don't Miss

More Don't Miss