1 man arrested, another at large in Rochester shooting

Published 10:34 am Thursday, August 11, 2016

ROCHESTER — Police have one man in custody and are looking for another after the driver of a car was fatally shot in Rochester.

Authorities got a call from an ambulance crew about 2:30 a.m. Wednesday. The paramedics saw a car that had struck a pole. They told police that two people got out of the car and were arguing, but uninjured. The crew drove away.

As police responded, other callers told dispatchers two men were trying to drag another man from the car. Officers arrived to find the victim in the middle of the street. The 31-year-old Rochester man was pronounced dead at St. Marys Hospital.

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One man was arrested at the scene. Police are searching for the second man. Investigators say the driver was shot in the chest inside the vehicle.