Police arrest man accused of bringing gun to large fight outside East High School

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) – A Rochester man accused of bringing a gun to a fight outside East High School on June 14 was arrested this morning.

Police say that a fight among several parties ensued on the front lawn of the school which then led to a male pulling a gun and hitting a student with it. The suspect with the gun fled the scene in a vehicle and was not inside the school. The gun was not fired. The school went into lockdown immediately.

On Wednesday, Jayden Berry, a 22-year-old City resident, was arrested by the US Marshal’s Task Force working in conjunction with RPD Patrol Section Investigations. Berry has been charged with Assault in the second degree and Menacing in the second degree.

He was taken to the Monroe County Jail. He will be arraigned Thursday morning.