Rochester, N.Y. – Rochester’s Police Chief released new details about a violent home invasion during a press conference Wednesday.
Chief James Sheppard said just after 11:00 p.m. Tuesday officers responded to 304 Jay Street for the report of shots fired during a home invasion.
Police said the suspects kicked in the door to the front apartment and shot three men inside. A fourth man suffered a broken arm.
Three of the victims were taken to Strong Memorial Hospital. The fourth victim was treated at Rochester General Hospital and released.
Investigators believed the suspects targeted the house and said a number of drugs, drug paraphernalia and several weapons were recovered from the location.
No arrests have been made.
Chief Sheppard said there will be stepped up police patrols in the city.
‘We know spring is upon us, the weather has gone up; temperature has gone up. We’re starting tonight to do our pro-active details, using our impact funds to go out there and take care of business. Letting the street know we are clearing the corners, we’re going to be checking for guns, we’re going to be making stops for traffic, doing bike stops because we know we have to set the tone and set it early.”
Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 423-9300. No one will ask your name and you could get a cash reward if your information leads to an arrest.