Man shot by trooper released from hospital, now in Monroe County Jail

Crime

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — The man who was shot by a state trooper in Rochester last Friday has been released from the hospital and moved to the Monroe County Jail.

37-year-old Joshua Bennett is facing multiple charges including burglary, menacing of a police officer, and criminal possession of a weapon.

Police say they were attempting to serve a parole warrant, when Bennett armed himself with a butcher knife, held a woman at knife point, and advanced toward police.

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