ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) – A Rochester man is dead after a stabbing on Park Avenue early Sunday.

According to the Rochester Police Department, 26-year-old Keith Arnold walked into Highland Hospital after having been stabbed Sunday shortly after 12:30 a.m. Arnold was immediately transferred to Strong Memorial Hospital due to the severity of the stab wound to his upper body.

During the investigation, RPD determined that the stabbing occurred outside of 725 Park Ave. on the sidewalk. A few hours into the investigation hospital personnel notified the police department that Arnold was pronounced dead as a result of the stabbing.

A memorial was put up at the corner of Park Avenue and Buckingham Street to honor Arnold.

No arrest have been made and the investigation is ongoing. The Major Crimes Unit is asking anyone with information to call 911, or the Major Crimes Unit at 585-428-7157, or Crime Stoppers at 585-432-9300, or email

“This incident is isolated and investigators are trying to identify a motive and suspect,” the RPD said.