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Police Situation Ends With One Person In Custody In Rochester

TWC News

A section of Rochester’s northeast side was cordoned off for a while Wednesday from the late afternoon into the early evening after a report of shots fired in the area. 

It involved a standoff on Vermont Street, near Culver Road. Some roads were closed and some people evacuated.

RPD officials it began after they  were called to a home at about 4:30 p.m. for a report of family trouble. When police arrived, they say a suspect fired several shots at officers and the officers returned fire. Police say they are not aware of anyone being injured.

The situation ended just after 7 p.m. when one man was taken into custody. The investigation is still going on.

Randy Gorbman is WXXI's director of news and public affairs. Randy manages the day-to-day operations of WXXI News on radio, television, and online.