ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Four people were arrested Monday, after a shooting led to a police chase in a stolen Kia in the City of Rochester.
Officers were called to Clifford Avenue at Maria Street around 4:00 p.m. for the report of gunshots from a vehicle, according to police. Investigators said when officers tried to stop the vehicle, a 2023 Kia Sportage, it fled.
Police gave chase through the area of Avenue A at Roth Street, where they said two people jumped out of the moving car and ran. Both were caught.
The vehicle then circled back to Maria Street, where police said the driver and another person fled on foot. They were taken into custody as well. One of the male suspects was in possession of a loaded AR-15-style rifle and an unloaded handgun.
Investigators said gunshots fired from the suspect vehicle hit an occupied home in the area. No injuries were reported.
In addition, investigators said the Kia was reported stolen out of Greece.
The following individuals, whose names were not released, were charged with the following:
- A 17-year-old man was charged with two counts of third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, criminal possession of a firearm, and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. He was arraigned and taken to the Monroe County Children’s Center.
- An 18-year-old woman was charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and issued an appearance ticket.
- A 17-year-old man was charged with fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. He was issued an appearance ticket.
- A 16-year-old boy was charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and was issued an appearance ticket.
A portion of Clifford Avenue was briefly closed for the investigation.