Officers stationed outside Rochester high schools after Franklin student was nearly shot

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Rochester Police Department officers were outside of some Rochester city schools on Monday morning while students were arriving.

This added security comes after a 16-year-old student was chased and nearly hit by a gunman on the steps of his school on Thursday as students were arriving. Multiple shots were fired outside Franklin Upper School Campus on Norton Street but no one was hit.

RCSD superintendent Dr. Carmine Peluso requested that police keep an eye on school dismissals as well.

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