Rochester teen charged with murder, attempted murder

Updated: 01/03/2014 9:41 AM
Created: 01/03/2014 9:17 AM WHEC.com

A Rochester teen is charged with murder and attempted murder in a shooting in the early morning hours of New Year’s Day.

Police say 17-year-old Anthony Ortiz shot and killed 23-year-old Terrance Beatty of Rochester and wounded 27-year-old Brandon Pearce. Both men were shot at recording studio on Lois Street.

Investigators say Ortiz was released from prison on December 23, 2013 after serving time for attempted criminal possession of a weapon.

Ortiz is currently being held in the Monroe County Jail.