Man, 42, shot and killed on Tremont Street; Man injured in separate shooting in Rochester

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. — A 42-year-old was killed in a shooting in the southwest side of Rochester and a 23-year-old is recovering from a shooting in the northwest side on Wednesday night.

Police have identified the 42-year-old victim as Kenyada Peterkin.

Rochester Police responded to the murder just after 8:30 p.m. They found the man with multiple gunshot wounds on the porch of his home on Tremont Street near Jefferson Avenue.

An ambulance took him to Strong Hospital with upper and lower body gunshot wounds. RPD says he died shortly after arriving. According to officers, witnesses reported hearing an argument outside, followed by multiple gunshots.

Half an hour later, RPD responded to reports of shots fired on Angle Street off Sherman Street. Officers found a man with an upper-body gunshot wound. An ambulance took the man to Strong Hospital and he is expected to survive. RPD is asking anyone with information about these shootings to call 911.

The homicide on Tremont Street was the second of the day. Just after 11 a.m., a man, 49, was also shot and killed while walking down Beechwood Street near Hayward Avenue.