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Lyell Avenue shooting kills 1

On Thursday evening around 11:30pm the Rochester Police Department responded to the area of Lyell Avenue and North Plymouth Avenue for a report of a person shot. When officers arrived on scene, they found 2 males in the parking lot suffering from gunshot wounds.

Both men were transported from the scene by AMR to Strong Memorial Hospital. One of the victims, who is a male in his 20’s was pronounced dead shortly after his arrival at the hospital. The second victim, who is also a male is in his 50’s. The second victim is being treated at Strong Memorial Hospital, where he is in critical condition.

Rochester Police Department’s Captain Frank Umbrino stated that both men were in a parking lot of a gas station, when someone walked up to them and began to shoot. Captain Umbrino believes this was an isolated incident and that the victim in his 20’s was the intended target.

The Rochester Police Department does not have any suspects in custody. Anyone with information is asked to call 911 or the RPD Major Crimes Unit (585)428-7157.


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