2 dead, 16 shot in Mass Shooting on Pennsylvania Avenue in Rochester

September 19, 2020

Statement from Mayor Lovely A. Warren on this Morning’s Mass Shooting

(Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020) – “I’ve been briefed by Acting Police Chief Simmons on the shooting event which occurred on Pennsylvania Avenue in the City of Rochester. Our Pathways to Peace Team is on the ground and working with the victims and their families. I’m asking the community for prayers and support for all involved. This tragic act of violence has impacted many people’s lives and families. I’m begging everyone to remain calm and exercise deep restraint as RPD investigates what happened here and seeks those responsible. As soon as additional information is available the police department will provide updates on this matter. Please keep our city in your continual prayers.”

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