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Two men arrested after incident on High Street, shelter-in-place since lifted


ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — The Rochester Police Department has arrested two men in connection with an incident that led to a shelter-in-place on High Street in Rochester.

27-year-old Lamar Parker and 20-year-old Esteban Martinez were arrested and charged with criminal possession of a weapon. According to the RPD, additional charges may be forthcoming to the two city residents.

According to RPD, officers responded to a call around 10:30 p.m. on Tuesday for the report of a person shot. Upon arrival, the officers didn’t find a victim, but confirmed there were shots fired.

At this point it is unclear what led police to put a shelter-in-place for the residents. High Street between 6th Street and North Goodman Street were blocked off, but the roads have since been cleared and the area reopened shortly after 4 a.m.

The investigation is ongoing.

Check back with News 8 WROC as we continue to update this developing story.

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