RPD make arrest in January homicide

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Rochester Police announced the arrest of 24-year-old Shane T. Jones in a homicide that dates back to New Year Day. 

On January 1st, officers responded to a loud party complaint at 10 Stout Street. 

While investigating, the officers were told a male was shot at the location. 

They found the victim, 30-year-old Arthur J. Stevens, unresponsive on the floor with a gunshot wound to the upper body. Stevens was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Shortly after the officer’s arrival, another gunshot victim arrived at Rochester General Hospital. The wound was non-life threatening. 

RPD arrested Jones on April 15th close to 8 p.m. at 581 Jefferson Avenue. 

He has been charged with murder in the 2nd and assault in the 2nd. 

He will be arraigned Tuesday morning at 9:30. 

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