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16 Shots; 2 Dead; 14 Injured; Massive Shooting in Rochester, New York


A massive shooting in Rochester left 2 dead and 14 wounded in New York.

 A man and a woman have died and at least 14 others were wounded in a mass shooting at a house party in Rochester, New York.

Police in the city of Rochester said they arrived to find around 100 people running down the street.

"This is truly a tragedy of epic proportions," acting police chief Mark Simmons told reporters on Saturday.

No suspects have been arrested over Saturday's shooting and no motive has been identified.

The victims, who have not been identified, were between 18 and 22, investigators confirmed.

Interim Police Chief Mark Simmon told BNO: “It appears to be some type of backyard party that the police department, up until the point the 9-1-1 calls came in for the shots fired, was not aware of."

He confirmed that no arrests have been made.

The Rochester Police Department posted on Twitter : "Major Crimes is on the scene of a mass shooting on Pennsylvania Ave. @ there are fatalities."

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