Two killed, 14 injured in taking pictures in Rochester, New York

Police mentioned two folks killed in a taking pictures at a celebration in Rochester, New York, early on Saturday weren’t the supposed victims.

It was unclear if any of the opposite 14 folks shot and wounded had been supposed targets, however all are anticipated to outlive, mentioned Rochester Police Capt. Frank Umbrino at a press convention.


Others had been injured within the crush to get out of a yard.

Umbrino added investigators consider there have been between three and 4 shooters, and apparently earlier there had been an argument with individuals who mingled within the crowd from two different home events being held close by.

“Clearly it’s nonetheless very early within the investigation,” he mentioned.


The taking pictures appeared to start out at a yard social gathering simply earlier than 12:30 a.m., with about 100 to 200 folks operating from a “very risky state of affairs” mentioned Umbrino.

The 2 folks killed had been a person and girl, each 19, he mentioned. Each died on the scene.

The wounded had been being handled in hospital and their accidents weren’t considered life threatening.