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Man shot and killed on Hudson Ave. in Rochester



Rochester, New York – While driving on Hudson Avenue Sunday, a man in his 40s was shot and killed.

According to authorities, officers responded to a motor vehicle accident report at the corner of Hudson Avenue and Ernst Street around 4:30 p.m.

When they arrived at the scene, they located a crashed truck three blocks down the road with the sole driver suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The driver was pronounced dead on the scene.

The victim was driving north on Hudson Avenue near Roycroft Drive when an occupant of a second vehicle fired gunshots into the victim’s truck and killed him, causing the vehicle to careen off the road, drive up the sidewalk, and crash into a tree, according to investigators.

The stretch of Hudson Avenue was originally closed for a few hours, pending the investigation.

This is the city’s 26th homicide, according to the Rochester Polie Department.

At this time, no suspects have been arrested.

Anyone with more information is asked to call Investigators from the Major Crimes Unit at 911.