• Robert Forbes hospitalized from gun shot wounds

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    Mr. Robert  Forbes, son of Roc The Peace Founder Sirena Cotton, was shot during a fight on Monroe Avenue Saturday morning remains hospitalized today.

    The 25 year old aspiring artist nnown by peers as “Hennessey” , was shot twice in the lower torso on Monroe Avenue, near South Goodman Street, about 3 a.m. yesterday, said Rochester Police Officer Stephen Scott. The shooting stemmed from a large fight near the intersection, according to police.

    Scott said it appeared that Forbes had “a verbal exchange with an unknown suspect” just before he was shot.

    Forbes was taken to Strong Memorial Hospital, where he was listed in guarded condition today, Scott said.

    Officers continue to investigate the shooting. Anyone with information is asked to call 911.