Two men charged in Genesee Street murder

Updated: 04/24/2014 12:10 PM
Created: 04/24/2014 8:32 AM WHEC.com

News10NBC has new information in the shooting death of a 49-year-old Holley man. Two Rochester men are in jail, charged with his murder.

Police say 19-year-old Ralik Coffie and 26-year-old Victor Martin robbed and killed a man Tuesday on Genesee Street. Officers found Ronald Stern and another man, 47-year-old Earl Cartwright, shot on Genesee Street near the Family Dollar store.

Stern was shot in the chest and died at the scene. Cartwright is out of the hospital. He was shot in the lower body.

After today's arraignment, we spoke with the father of Ralik Coffie, one of the suspects. Here’s what he said to the victims’ families. Teddi Coffie said, “I apologize to them. I mean words can't replace somebody's life so the best I can do is apologize for my family, for my son.”

Both men are charged with robbery and murder.

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