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Teen in custody following deadly shooting of man in Rochester

The homicide happened near Rochester Community and Technical College.

An 18-year-old man is facing second-degree murder charges following the shooting of a man in Rochester on Friday. 

Just after 2:00 that afternoon, local authorities responded to a "shots fired" call on the 800 block of 21st Ave, which is right near Rochester Community and Technical College (RCTC)

When they arrived, they found a white male lying in a parking lot and not moving; according to a release from the Rochester Police Department, he was pronounced at the scene dead despite lifesaving efforts.

KAAL TV's Chad Corey tweeted photos from the scene:

The suspect was tracked down and arrested nearby less than an hour later, the release says. He was booked on charges of second-degree murder and being a felon in possession of a firearm. 

The 24-year-old victim has not yet been named. 

Friday's shooting raised alarms at RCTC, which subsequently tweeted a pair of updates to inform students that there was no danger to the campus:

Neither of the two men involved in the shooting were students at RCTC, police say.

The circumstances that led to the shooting aren't clear. 

As the Post Bulletin notes, this is believed to be the city's first homicide of 2020

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