Swat Team seizes illegal firearms at Mayflower Street home

ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Rochester Police said that they responded to Mayflower Street, near Dorothy Avenue after 3:15 Sunday morning.

They found evidence that shots were fired, but no evidence anyone was hit. Officers surrounded a house on the street after learning a shooting suspect might be inside. Eventually, five people, four of them teens, stepped out of the house, and were arrested peacefully.

They range in age from 16 to 18. Police are still determining charges against the teens.

A search was conducted by RPD’s SWAT Team, and a Remington 20 gauge shotgun, Smith and Wesson .38 caliber revolver, and a Hi-Point .380 caliber handgun were recovered at the home.

Ja’Vyon Ogden, 18, was charged with criminal possession of a weapon, and prohibited use of a weapon. Ogden was convicted of burglary in January, and is not allowed to have firearms as a felon. He was issued an appearance ticket and will be in Rochester City Court at a later date.