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Rochester police ID victim in Murray St. deadly shooting

Rochester police ID victim in Murray St. deadly shooting

January 05, 2018 04:43 PM

Police have now identified the man killed in a shooting Thursday morning on Murray Street in Rochester. Police have also made an arrest related to the incident, but not for the death.

Officers were called to Murray Street near Otis Street around 11:20 a.m. Thursday morning for reports of a shooting. At the scene, the victim, 38-year-old Elisha Phelps, was pronounced dead.

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Another man, 38-year-old Lavar Lovely, was arrested during the investigation. He is charged with criminal possession of a weapon and criminal possession of marijuana -- but doesn't face charges at this time for Phelps' death.

Police say the investigation into the shooting is ongoing.

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