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Rochester Police Department makes arrest in shooting on Alphonse St.



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.