ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — A 32-year-old woman has succumbed to her injuries following a shooting near Lyell Avenue around 5 p.m. on Sunday.

According to authorities, officers responded to the area for a report of someone that was struck by a vehicle. Upon their arrival police learned it was a shooting. Officials say the woman was found laying on the road, suffering from at least one gunshot wound.

Investigators identified the victim as 32-year-old Charlotte Thomas of Rochester late Monday morning.

The victim was transported to Strong Memorial Hospital with life threatening injuries. Police said she died from her injuries around 10 p.m. Sunday.

Police believe that Thomas was shot during an altercation in the street of Lyell Avenue. No suspects are in custody at this time.

This marks the city’s fourth homicide of the year following a record 81 homicides in 2021, according to officials. Five days ago, a 30-year-old resident died in a triple shooting on North Clinton Avenue.

An investigation is currently ongoing and anyone with information is asked to call 911.


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