ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Rochester police released information Wednesday evening regarding their significant presence in the area of Orchard Street and Jay Street earlier in the day.

At around 11 a.m. officers with the Rochester Police Department responded to the 700 block of Smith Street for a ShotSpotter activation — a block away from Orchard and Jay. Once they arrived, officers said their subsequent investigation took them to the 500 block of Jay Street.

There, officers located and arrested a 32-year-old Monroe County resident. He was charged with criminal possession of a weapon in the second and third degree.

Officers said they recovered a loaded firearm, but did not say anyone was injured.


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