ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — A man has been arrested after a police chase as Rochester police work to investigate a shooting on Cameron Street.
RPD said that they received a report that there were gunshots heard in the 100 block of Cameron Street. Officers said they found evidence of gunfire, as well as damage to an unoccupied home.
At the same time, police said that they saw an SUV driving at a high rate of speed. They tried stopping the vehicle, but it kept going. A chase ensued until the SUV stopped on Dengler Street and Silver Street. A 26-year-old man got out of the car and tried to run, before getting arrested.
During the foot chase, one officer sustained a significant lower-body injury. She was taken to a nearby hospital. The cause of her injury and her current condition are unknown.
According to investigators, there were firearms inside of the suspect’s vehicle.
The suspect, 26-year-old Shakier Hartzog, was charged with second-degree assault, third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, obstruction of governmental administration in the second-degree, prohibited use of a weapon for the Cameron Street shooting, and various traffic and vehicle violations.
Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call 911.