Rochester shooting marks fourth largest shooting in United States in 2020

 

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Rochester, N.Y. (WHAM) - Sixteen people were shot in the mass shooting Saturday, making it the fourth largest shooting in the United States this year.

Only three other mass shootings had more victims in 2020. The incident is also one of the most violent acts in Rochester's history

Several memorials were created in the area of Pennsylvania Avenue near the location of the shooting.

Schools are opening their doors today for students to reconnect or meet with counselors. UPrep and East High School graduates Jarvis Alexander and Jaquayla Young died in the shooting.


  • East High School, 1801 E. Main St. 9 a.m. to noon
  • University Prep Charter School for Young Men (UPREP), 1290 Lake Ave. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Church of Love Faith Center, 700 Exchange St. 10 a.m. to noon (new with update).
  • New Bethel Christian Methodist Episcopal (CME) Church, 270 Scio St. 10 a.m. to noon (new with update)
  • Greater Harvest Church, 121 Driving Park Ave. Noon to 3 p.m. (new with update)
  • Spiritus Christi Church, 121 N. Fitzhugh St. Noon to 6 p.m. (Updated end time)
  • Mt. Olivet Baptist Church, 141 Adams St. 1 to 3 p.m.


Rochester shooting marks fourth largest shooting in United States in 2020 Rochester shooting marks fourth largest shooting in United States in 2020 Reviewed by Anson Moore on September 20, 2020 Rating: 5

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