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

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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.

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