Webster PD: Overnight shooting was isolated incident, investigation ongoing


WEBSTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Webster Police Chief Joseph Rieger held a press conference at 11 a.m. Wednesday to discuss a “serious assault shooting” that occurred during the overnight hours.

Webster police responded to Hollywood Boulevard around 2 a.m. There they found a 29-year-old man with gunshot wounds. The man was then transported to a nearby hospital for treatment.

“We are confident at this time that this is an isolated incident and there is no ongoing threat to the community,” Rieger said.

Police would not answer any questions at Wednesday morning’s four minute press conference.

The press conference was held at the Webster Town Board meeting room located at 1002 Ridge Road.

**PRESS CONFERENCE** This appears to be an isolated incident, and there is no continued threat to the community. More details to follow.

Posted by Webster Police Department, New York on Wednesday, July 17, 2019

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