Police investigate stabbing and fire on Rowley Street

Updated: 07/16/2014 11:19 PM
Created: 07/16/2014 6:27 PM WHEC.com

Rochester Police are investigating a stabbing and fire at a home on Rowley Street.

Police say they were originally called around 5:30 p.m. for the report of a fight. As officers arrived, a second call was received, saying there had been a stabbing.

Police found a 40-year-old man with a minor cut on his upper body. The victim was taken to Strong Memorial Hospital. A suspect was taken into custody.

While investigating the stabbing, officers say they smelled smoke and found an apartment on fire. 

Police say it is unknown if the stabbing and fire are related. 

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