Rochester police ID man killed in Lyell Ave. shooting

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The Rochester Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred on Lyell Avenue Monday night.

It is reported that a man was shot on Lyell Avenue near Child Street. He was found lying in the street. When officers arrived they found a 22-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was transported Strong Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

In a news release Tuesday morning, police identified the victim as 22-year-old Anthony Lawson.

The investigation into the deadly shooting is underway; no one has been arrested. Anyone who can provide information is asked to call 911 or Major Crimes at 428-7157.

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