Rochester man charged with murder

Updated: 05/22/2014 9:01 AM
Created: 05/22/2014 8:35 AM WHEC.com

A 25-year-old Rochester man is charged with murder in connecting with a shooting on Lyell Avenue back in March.

Rochester Police say Javon Sampson shot and killed 20-year-old Louis Staples III of Rochester in the afternoon of March 1.

Sampson is charged with second-degree murder and criminal possession of a weapon.

Javon Sampson

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