Victim identified in Jefferson Ave homicide

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) – Rochester Police identified the victim in a shooting on Jefferson Avenue Sunday afternoon.

Police say the call came in just before 12:00 p.m. on Sunday for the report that a person was shot in the area of Jefferson Ave and Bartlett Street.

When officers arrived at the scene they learned that Tremaris Seymour, 29, was transported to Strong Hospital. He was pronounced dead shortly after arriving at the hospital.

Preliminary investigation revealed that Seymour was shot at least once in the upper body while outside 581 Jefferson Ave.

Investigators say that the circumstances leading up to the shooting are still unknown at this time.

The Major Crimes Unit is conducting the investigation and is asking anybody with information to please call 911, the Major Crimes Unit at (585)-428-7157, Crime Stoppers at (585)-423-9300, or email Anonymous tips can also be made online by clicking here.