House on Barton Street hit with gunfire Sunday afternoon

UPDATE: Rochester police said they pulled over a car in the area of Genesee and Sawyer streets around 4:45 p.m. Sunday.

The car that was pulled over was part of their investigation into the shots fired on Barton Street. Police arrested three men that were in the car and recovered two illegal guns. The men are 15, 18 and 26 years old.

Police said they’re still determining charges against the men, and whether they have any involvement in the Barton Street shooting.

ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Just before 3 p.m. on Sunday, Rochester Police responded to a home on Barton Street, near Marsh Street, for the report of the house being hit by gunfire.  Officers found damage to the house caused by gunshots.

The investigation found that a stolen car was seen driving northbound on Marsh Street at the time. That car was found by RPD shortly after, abandoned on Marsh Street, between Monica and Barton streets. Police said they believe the gunfire came from the stolen car.

Three people were in the home when it was shot: A 63-year-old city woman, an 11-year-old girl, and a 6-year-old boy, both are county residents. There were no injuries.

Investigators are currently following up on several leads, and asking anyone with information to call 911.