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Jefferson Avenue homicide victim identified



Rochester, New York — The Rochester Police Department released the identity of Sunday’s Jefferson Avenue murder victim.

According to officers, on Sunday at around noon, they responded to a report of a person shoot at 581 Jefferson Road.

Upon arrival at the scene, officers discovered that the victim had been transported to Strong Memorial Hospital via private vehicle.

A 29-year-old Tremaris Seymour of Rochester, NY, was shot at least once in the upper body, officers report.

Shortly after his arrival, Seymour was pronounced dead from the wounds he sustained.

According to officials, they believe the victim was outside the area of 581 Jefferson Avenue at the time of the shooting.

According to RPD officials, at this time, the circumstances leading up to the shooting are still unknown, and anyone with information is encouraged to contact authorities.