Police called for report of gunshots in Northwest Rochester
Police did not find any signs early Thursday morning, Feb. 25, 2021, of shots being fired.
Multiple people called police early Thursday morning to report hearing gunshots in Northwest Rochester, but police found no signs shots had been fired.
Police were called around 3:25 a.m. Thursday to the area of Eighth Street and Fifth Avenue Northwest for a report of gunshots in the area, according to Capt. Casey Moilanen. One caller told police that they heard gunshots and then saw a person wearing a dark hoodie and dark pants running south through an alley.
Officers "spent a considerable amount of time" looking for evidence of a shooting, such as property damage or shell casings, but did not find any, Moilanen said. Police also did not locate any victims.