Rochester, New York — On Monday, Rochester police officials announced an arrest connected to a weekend shooting on Alphonse Street.
According to authorities, officers responded to an address on Alphonse, near Thomas Street, for reports of a shooting around 2:30 a.m. Sunday.
Upon arrival at the scene, officers found a 36-year-old Rochester man with at least one gunshot wound to the lower body.
He was taken to Strong Memorial Hospital with injuries that were deemed non-life-threatening.
According to police, 25-year-old Derrick Bradford was “quickly” identified as the suspected shooter. Shortly after, they say he was taken into custody after the shooting, and a 9mm handgun was recovered.
Brandford is now charged with second-degree assault, second-degree criminal possession of a weapon, and third-degree criminal possession of a weapon.
He was transported to the Monroe County Jail.
On Wednesday morning, Bradford is due to be arraigned in Rochester City Court.