City extends gun violence state of emergency

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — The city of Rochester announced Thursday that it is extending the gun violence state of emergency.

It was initially announced on July 21—just hours before the tragic shooting of RPD Officer Tony Mazurkiewicz.

In the announcement, Mayor Malik Evans cited the “unprecedented levels of gun violence” as the reason for the extension.

According to the city, there have been 232 shooting victims and 40 gun-related homicides in 2022.

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