Police identify 21-year-old man killed at party in Rochester

Updated: July 31, 2020 08:08 AM
Created: July 31, 2020 04:10 AM

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — Rochester Police have released the name of the 21-year-old man who was shot and killed at a party.

Police say Zahr Butler of Rochester was shot at least once in his upper body.


It happened on Ok Terrace, just off Hollenbeck Street, around 12:45 a.m.

However, police say the party started on Clinton Avenue and Mazda Terrace before they cleared it out. The party then moved to where Butler was shot.

Officers tried to save him, but were unsuccessful. Medical officials pronounced him dead on the scene.

Police are still searching for a suspect, and the investigation is ongoing.

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