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Multiple shots fired in drive-by shooting in Northwest Rochester

Preliminary reports indicate that a verbal argument may have escalated and resulted in multiple shots fired.

Center Street Incident
Rochester Police respond to the report of shots fired on Friday, June 3, 2022, on the corner of Center and 11th Avenue Northwest in Rochester.
Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
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ROCHESTER — Rochester Police are investigating a shots-fired incident that occurred on Friday, June 3, 2022, in Northwest Rochester.

Police responded to multiple calls of shots fired at 8:18 p.m. on the 1000 block of West Center St. Northwest.

Sgt. Ben Schlag said that somewhere between nine and 20 shots — evidence of which was found on the scene — were fired in a drive-by shooting, but at this time, there are no identified victims.

The department's public information officer Amanda Grayson said: "Preliminary reports indicate that a verbal argument may have occurred between an occupant in a vehicle and someone standing outside a residence. Several shots were fired, but it does not appear anyone was hit. Multiple bullets struck a nearby residence."

Schlag said Friday night that no suspects were in custody, but there was no current threat to the public. The investigation is ongoing.

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Center Street Incident
Rochester Police look for evidence as they respond to the report of shots fired on Friday, June 3, 2022, on the corner of Center and 11th Avenue Northwest in Rochester.
Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin
Center Street Incident
Rochester Police respond to the report of shots fired on Friday, June 3, 2022, on the corner of Center and 11th Avenue Northwest in Rochester.
Traci Westcott / Post Bulletin

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