Rochester woman charged with stabbing death on Weaver Street

June 20, 2017 01:02 PM

Update: A Rochester woman is charged with Simmons' murder. Police say 29-year-old Shantell Green was arrested Monday.

Update: Rochester Police say that the victim, 37-year-old Dewayne Simmons, has died. The stabbing is being investigated as a homicide.

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A 37-year-old man is in critical condition after being stabbed around 7:38 P.M. on Sunday night on Weaver Street in the City of Rochester.

Dewayne Simmons was transported to Strong Memorial Hospital, according to Rochester Police. His injuries were later described as "life threatening".  

"He's critical, but we do have our Major Crimes Unit coming," said Captain Mark Wiater of the Rochester Police Department.

The incident is believed to have happened in one of the homes on Weaver Street.

No suspects are currently in custody. Rochester's Major Crimes Unit has been called to work on the investigation, which is ongoing.


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