• Rochester woman struck in jaw by bullet fired into her house

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    Shooting on Pennsylvania Ave.: A 54-year-old woman was struck by a bullet in the jaw while lying in her bed early Thursday.

    A 54-year-old Rochester woman preparing to go to sleep was struck in the face by a bullet fired through the wall of her Pennsylvania Avenue house about 12:45 this morning on the city’s east side.

    Lt. Gary Moxley of the Rochester Police Department said that the woman, the homeowner, was in bed ready to turn in when shots were fired into three side sides of the house at 127 Pennsylvania Ave.

    The woman, who name was not released by police, was taken to Strong Memorial Hospital by Rural/Metro Medical Services ambulance with a minor injury to the jaw.

    Moxley said that there were several other people in the house at the time of the shooting, but there were no other injuries.

    Police investigators were talking to witnesses at the scene and also to neighbors, Moxley said, but as of 4 this this morning, there had been no arrests in the incident.

    Moxley said it had not yet been determined what kind of weapon was used in the shooting.

    Moxley said there was no evidence of any criminal activity occurring inside the house when the shooting occurred.

    [Courtesy of Democrat & Chronicle]
    Shooting on Pennsylvania Ave.