Jamen Balkum Death – Obituary, Victim of the Rochester shooting identified

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Jamen Balkum Death: 28 year old Jamen Balkum has been identified as the victim of the Rochester shooting on Monday, 30th August 2021.

Cause of Death

According to Capt. Frank Umbrino, 28 year old Jamen Balkum was said to have been hanging out with his friends on Harris street when he was shot multiple times. The police was called to the scene of the heinous crime at Harris Street, near Avenue C at about 5:15pm after the shots were fired.

Balkum was rushed to Rochester General Hospital where he was pronounced dead. Authorities are still carrying out investigations concerning the accident and they have urged anyone with valuable information to reach out to Rochester Police Department.

Police are investigating what led to the shooting. No charges have been filed in connection with the homicide, which marked the city’s 49th homicide of the year and seventh slaying in August.

Lt. Kara Anglin reported that more than six hours later, on the same day around 11:40 p.m., two other men in their 30s were shot on Sherman and Angle streets in Rochester. One man was sustained gun shot injury to his the upper body while the other suffered life-threatening injuries. Both injured men were taken to Strong Memorial Hospital for treatment.