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Rochester man indicted on murder charges

A Rochester man has been indicted on murder charges after police say he shot and killed a man who was sitting inside his car last month.

A Monroe County Grand Jury indicted 24-year-old Jose Rosario on second-degree murder charges. Police say Rosario shot and killed 33-year-old Jorge King-Hernandez while he was stopped at a red light at Upper Falls Boulevard and Hudson Avenue on February 6.

Rosario is currently in the Monroe County Jail without bail. His arraignment has not yet been scheduled.

Calling hours, funeral services for cousins killed on Chili Avenue

Family and friends will come together today to mourn two cousins who were shot and killed in a triple homicide last week.

Today calling hours and funeral services will be held for Jacquelyn and Jermeliah Simmons.

The two women, along with Michael Nelson, were found dead in an apartment on Chili Avenue last week.

Calling hours for the Simmons' are from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. at Mount Olivet Baptist Church on Adams Street. The funeral service will begin immediately after.

Right now, Rochester Police have charged six people in connection with those deaths. They are not charged with murder. They are facing drug and weapons charges after a raid on an apartment on Clifford Avenue last Friday.

One of the suspects, Carlos White, is due in court Thursday for a preliminary hearing.
 

New information on one of the suspects arrested in connection with triple homicide

News10NBC has learned new information about one of the people arrested in connection with a triple homicide. Right now, no one is facing murder charges, but Rochester Police say a weapon found during a raid Friday night on Clifford Avenue has been ballistically linked to murders of two mothers and a man.

Six people are charged with criminal possession of a weapon and drug charges. Police say they found 80 pounds of marijuana in the raid.

News10NBC has new information about Carlos White, who has a criminal past. Right now, Carlos White is being held in the Monroe County Jail without bail and that's because of his criminal past.

News10NBC looked deeper into his background. He served time in prison, not once, but twice. In 1997, he was sentenced to a year for attempted criminal sale of a controlled substance. In 2002, he was sentenced to six to 12 years for criminal possession of a controlled substance. 

Rochester man sentenced for 2012 murder on Bower Street

A Rochester man found guilty of shooting and killing a man and wounding another was sentenced Tuesday.

Michael Williams was sentenced to 32 years to life in prison for the shooting death of Alexander Marquez and the assault of Christian Ramos on January 5, 2012.

Williams and a 15-year-old accomplice tried to rob Marquez and Ramos in a park on Bauer Street. A fight ensued and both men were shot. Marquez died from his injuries. Ramos was shot in the leg and shoulder and survived the attack.

Williams’ accomplice pled guilty to manslaughter in November 2013. He is serving a sentence of three and a half to 10 years in prison.

Handgun found in Clifford Avenue raid linked to triple homicide on Chili Avenue

News10NBC has new information tonight involving several people who were arrested in connection with a triple homicide. We found out several new details surrounding the investigation.

Six people have been arrested and are facing drug charges. Carlos White, 38, 25-year-old Jessica Leonard, 34-year-old Andrew Christopher McFarlane, 34-year-old Marlando Anthony Allen, 21-year-old Steve Fulcott and 46-year-old Ronald Jefferson are charged with criminal possession of marijuana and criminal possession of a weapon. Officers say they were taken into custody at an apartment on Clifford Avenue.

Investigators say when they searched the apartment they found 80 pounds of marijuana and two guns. Police believe one of the guns was used to kill Jacquelyn and Jermeliah  Simmons. The two women were cousins and the mothers of small children. A third victim is Michael Nelson was also killed.

Police ID man shot and killed on Lyell Avenue

Rochester Police have identified the man who was shot and killed in broad daylight on Lyell Avenue Saturday afternoon. It happened near the intersection of Lyell Avenue and Child Street around 4 p.m.

Investigators say the victim, 20-year-old Louis Staples III, suffered a gunshot wound to the upper body. He was taken to Strong Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

No suspects are in custody at this time.
 

Police investigate link between overnight shooting and stabbing

The Rochester Police Department says there may be a link between a stabbing and shooting overnight in the city.

Police say they were called to Rochester General Hospital just before 2 a.m. for a man that had arrived with a stab wound. After officers got to the hospital, investigators say they learned that the 27-year-old male victim was attacked on North Clinton Avenue at Norton Street.

Shortly after the stabbing victim arrived, police then say a 19-year-old man who had been shot also arrived at the hospital. Investigators say they believe he was also shot on the North Clinton Avenue and Norton Street area.

Police are still looking to see if these incidents are possibly related.