A Rochester man is dead after a shooting this afternoon on the West Side.

Police say the victim was shot in the area of Jay and Orchard Streets. They arrived to find someone had taken him to St. Mary’s Hospital by private car. From there, the victim was transferred to Strong Memorial Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

Investigators say the victim was standing in front of a corner store when another man approached him. They exchanged words, and the suspect then pulled a gun and shot the victim.

 Police are asking anyone with information about this shooting to call 911. They’re not releasing the victim’s name at this time.