Double shooting kills one man on Emerson Street

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — A number of Rochester police officers and vehicles are at the scene of a reported shooting on the city’s west side.

The investigation is underway on Emerson Street, near Sawdey Way.

Rochester Police Department Captain Frank Umbrino confirmed on Friday that one man was fatally shot on the 200 block of Emerson Street. Another man, who’s in his 20s, sustained at least one gunshot wound. He was taken to Strong Memorial Hospital and his injuries were declared to be non-life-threatening.

Police identified the victim as 27-year-old Marcus Patterson of Rochester.

Umbrino said the police do not have a suspect in custody at this time but do not believe there’s any threat to the community.

The police response is significant and detectives are on the scene. A woman was heard screaming and police are going door to door asking folks for information on what might have occurred.

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

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