Emergency service: Police officer fatally shot in upstate New York

The Associated Press
September 3, 2014 09:36 PM

Police investigate the scene of a shooting Officer shot on Hudson Avenue in Rochester, N.Y. on Wednesday, Sept. 3 2014. Rural/Metro Medical Services say an officer was shot and taken to Rochester General Hospital, where he died. At least two other people were wounded in the shooting Wednesday night. Their conditions were not immediately known. The officer is the first member of the Rochester Police Department to be killed in the line of duty since 1959. (AP Photo/Democrat & Chronicle, Carlos Ortiz) MAGS OUT; NO SALES

ROCHESTER, N.Y. - Emergency officials in upstate New York say a police officer has died in a shooting in Rochester.

Rural/Metro Medical Services tell the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle (http://on.rocne.ws/1rNxjXQ) that an officer was shot and taken to Rochester General Hospital, where he died.

At least two other people were wounded in the shooting on Hudson Avenue at about 9:50 p.m. Wednesday. They were taken by ambulance to Strong Memorial Hospital. Their conditions were not immediately known.

New York State Police and the Monroe County Sheriff's deputies also are investigating.

No other details are immediately available.

The officer is the first member of the Rochester Police Department to be killed in the line of duty since 1959.

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Information from: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, http://www.democratandchronicle.com


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