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RPD investigating murder-suicide at nursing home


On Saturday morning around 10:00am the Rochester Police Department responded to Wesley Gardens Nursing Home in Rochester for a report of a shooting. When officers arrived on scene, they found 2 elderly individuals dead inside a room.

According to the Rochester Police Department, a man in his 80’s went to Wesley Gardens Nursing Home to visit his female partner, who is also in her 80’s. As the man was finishing his visit, the man shot his female partner before shooting himself. Staff heard the gunfire and went to the room. That was when they found both the male and the female shot.

The Rochester Police Department stated that the elderly female was a resident of the nursing home, and her health was declining recently.

Captain Frank Umbrino stated, “From what we are gathering, her partner was having a hard time dealing with her deteriorating condition and unfortunately this was a tragic step that was taken.”

The Rochester Police Department has not identified either of the victims.

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