Police release ID of Rochester’s 23rd homicide victim
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — A Rochester man is dead after a shooting on Driving Park Avenue on Sunday. Rochester police said his death marks the 23rd homicide this year.
Police responded to a report of a shooting shortly after 2 p.m. at Driving Park Avenue and Pierpont Street. When they arrived, officers found a man in his 20s with at least one gunshot wound.
The victim was taken to Strong Memorial Hospital and immediately went into surgery. At about 7 p.m. he was pronounced dead. Police later released his identity: 28-year-old Bishop Foster of Rochester.
The Rochester Police Department’s Major Crimes Unit is still investigating what led up to this shooting and no one is in custody.
Anyone with information is asked to call 911, the Major Crimes Unit at 585-428-7157, CrimeStoppers at 585-423-9300, or email MajorCrimes@cityofrochester.gov.