ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — A city resident was approached by a suspect with a gun and ordered to drop off his vehicle to Sheppler Street in a carjacking on Lake Avenue Sunday.

According to officials, around 5:40 p.m. responding officers were sent to Sheppler Street for an individual who had their car stolen at gunpoint.

Police say the crime occured on Lake Avenue and Stonewood Avenue where the victim was approached by a male with a gun. He ordered the victim to drive his car to Sheppler Street to exit the vehicle.

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


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