Crime Stoppers Cold Case

October 24, 2010- Homicide:  798 Post Avenue, Rochester, NY

Paul Vasconcellos - White Male – 40 years old


At 10:44pm on 10/24/10, RPD officers responded to the area of 798 Post Ave for a person shot. Officers did locate Paul Vasconcellos in front of 804 Post Ave with a gunshot wound to his upper chest area.  Paul was transported to Strong Memorial Hospital, where he died a short time later at 11:20 pm. Paul was an avid runner and was involved in church sponsored outreach programs in his neighborhood. It was surmised that Paul had just returned home when he was shot in his driveway during a robbery attempt. Paul’s father had put up posters in the Post Avenue neighborhood in 2010.