CRIME & SAFETY
Young Rochester man shot and killed in apartment building hallway
ROCHESTER, NY – A 22-year-old man was pronounced dead early Friday morning following a shooting at an apartment building on 150 Van Aucker Street inside the James Dobson apartment building. Rochester Police Department received a call around 12:30 a.m., and upon arrival, found the young man in the hallway of the ninth floor. He had suffered at least one gunshot wound. This incident marks Rochester’s 17th homicide of 2023. The Police Department continues to process the scene and encourages anyone with information to call RPD’s Major Crimes Unit or CrimeStoppers. The post Young Rochester man shot and killed in apartment building hallway appeared first on Shore News Network.
Rochester woman sentenced for assaulting two people on an airplane
Rochester, N.Y. — The U.S. Attorney's Office has announced that a Rochester woman has been sentenced after prosecutors say she assaulted two people on an airplane back in April of 2022. Prosecutors stated that on April 19, 2022, Cynthia McKnight, 24, of Rochester, was a passenger on an American...
2 gunshot victims arrive at RGH Saturday morning from separate incidents
Both victims are expected to survive. No one is in custody.
Man shot on North Goodman Street Saturday morning
ROCHESTER, N.Y. – A man is in the hospital after being shot on Saturday morning. Police say the victim was shot on North Goodman Street and was brought to Rochester General Hospital at 6:30 a.m. The victim is being treated at the hospital for non-life-threatening injuries. Police tell News10NBC...
RPD: 3 arrested after chase on Portland Ave.
Three people were arrested after a chase involving police in the area of Portland Avenue Friday afternoon, according to the Rochester Police Department.
2 vacant buildings suffer heavy damage after 2nd alarm Hudson Ave. fire
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Two vacant buildings suffered heavy damage after a second-alarm fire on Hudson Avenue Saturday afternoon. Executive Deputy Chief of the Rochester Fire Department James Hartman says the first building caught on fire, and due to the three-foot gap between the two structures, the second building caught on fire before crews arrived […]
Security video shows severity of Sunday's shooting on Mayflower Street in Rochester
Rochester, N.Y. (WHAM) — New video given exclusively to 13WHAM on Wednesday shows the moments during and after dozens of shots were fired on Mayflower Street in Rochester early Sunday morning. A person who lives nearby says every weekend they're woken up by loud music, yelling, and groups of...
Man pleads not guilty to fatally setting woman on fire in Rochester
Rochester, N.Y. — The man accused of setting a woman on fire inside an apartment building on the city's southwest side last month pleaded not guilty Friday. Troy Parker, 53, was indicted last week on murder and arson charges following the death of Fantasia Stone, 38, April 11 in an apartment at the corner of Jefferson and Frost avenues.
Woman found dead in Garson Ave. house fire identified
Rochester police have identified the woman found dead following fire at a Garson Avenue home over the weekend. Lysandra Bagley, 37, of Rochester was found dead inside 244 Garson Ave., just east of North Goodman Street, Sunday evening, said Capt. Frank Umbrino of the Rochester Police Department. Bagley lived at the house, which was damaged in the blaze. Firefighters were called to 244 Garson, a 2 ½-story single family home, around 7:35 p.m. Sunday.
Rochester doctor found not guilty after fatal overdose of patient
Sudipt Deshmukh, a primary care physician, was indicted back in February 2021 after the Office of the Attorney General accused him of prescribing a lethal mix of opioids and controlled substances.
Rochester Police investigate homicide at apartment complex
Rochester Police are investigating a homicide at an apartment complex in the city’s southwest neighborhood. RPD says at about 12:30 a.m. on Friday, they were called to a high-rise complex at 150 Van Auker St. for the report of a person shot in the hallway on the 9th floor.
RPD cruiser appears to be damaged on Clarissa St.
Rochester police are currently present at an apartment complex on Clarissa Street, with one of the RPD cruisers appearing to be damaged.
Former Rochester Regional Health doctor acquitted of manslaughter
Rochester, N.Y. — A former Rochester Regional Health doctor accused of overprescribing a patient who fatally overdosed has been acquitted of manslaughter and other charges. Prosecutors accused Dr. Sudipt Deshmukh of prescribing mixes of opioids and other controlled substances — including overprescribing one addicted patient who died from an overdose. He was indicted by the New York State Attorney General's Office in 2021 on charges including manslaughter, reckless endangerment, criminal sale of a prescription of a controlled substance, and health care fraud.
‘Every child deserves a name’: Revisiting a 1988 Irondequoit cold case
IRONDEQUOIT, N.Y. A decades-old cold case in Irondequoit is still open and authorities are still looking for answers. Skeletal remains were found almost 40 years ago behind a home on Bay Knoll Road in Irondequoit. Investigators are still trying to figure out who this person was and what happened to them.
Man shot and killed in the hallway of apartment complex
RPD has not confirmed whether there were any suspects arrested for the shooting and the identity of the victim has not been released.
Man pleads guilty to stabbing wife to death in Rochester, then setting fire to his home
ROCHESTER, N.Y. — A 49-year-old man pleaded guilty to stabbing his estranged wife to death and setting fire to his own house in Rochester, killing at least 11 animals. Juan Rivera pleaded guilty to manslaughter and arson. The U.S. Attorney’s Office says he stabbed Maribel Diaz, 35, inside her car on Suntru Street in June of 2022.
Four teens arrested in East Rochester after car was stolen in Perinton
PERINTON, N.Y. — Four teenagers were arrested in East Rochester on Thursday after Monroe County Sheriff’s deputies said they were driving a car that was stolen from Perinton. Deputies responded to Golf Avenue in Pittsford around 2 a.m. on Thursday after getting reports of a broken-down car. They...
RFD battles house fire overnight on Bay St.
The house appeared to have received major damage to the front and the side of the house as crews were busy keeping the fire under control.
Man Wounded in Early Morning Shooting in Rochester
ROCHESTER, N.Y. – A 41-year-old man is recuperating following a shooting on the city’s west side on Tuesday. Rochester Police officers responded to reports of a shooting just before 4 a.m., finding the injured man on Masseth Street near Hague Street. The man was taken to Strong Hospital and is expected to recover from his injuries. No further information has been released and no suspects have been identified at this time. Rochester Police continues its investigation into the shooting and urges anyone with information to call 911. The post Man Wounded in Early Morning Shooting in Rochester appeared first on Shore News Network.
RPD: Car strikes parked car, two patrol cars, before driving away
Officers said they found two males asleep in a gray Kia that was still running.
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