Lochner Place murder victim identified

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UPDATE: Rochester Police say 35-year-old Alexis Mercedes, a city resident, is the man who was shot and killed around Portland Avenue and Lochner Place

Mercedes was dead at the scene when RPD officers arrived. The preliminary investigation showed the shooting occurred at an afterhours party at 6 Lochner Place.

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Rochester Police are investigating a homicide in the city.

Just around 3 a.m. Saturday, RPD responded to the area of Portland Avenue and Lochner Place after reports of shots fired. When they arrived they found a male victim suffering from at least one gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

This homicide investigation is still in its early stages. This is a developing story, and News10NBC will provide updates as we learn more information.