Man facing charges after RPD, SWAT surround home

Updated: May 22, 2020 12:17 PM
Created: May 22, 2020 04:30 AM

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — A Rochester man is facing charges after police say he threatened another man with a gun.

Rochester Police said Lawrence Smith, 33, is facing multiple charges.


Officers and a SWAT team surrounded a home on Rand Street, just off Dewey Avenue, around 2:30 Friday morning, closing part of the road.

Investigators say Smith and the victim knew each other.

He was taken into custody and the area has since re-opened.

Smith is charged with criminal possession of a weapon, criminal possession of stolen property and menacing.

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