Police arrest man for early September shooting on Sherman Street

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Police have arrested Richard Davis, 28, for a non-fatal shooting on Sherman Street that happened on September 12.

Davis is facing assault and weapons charges. The Rochester Police Department said Davis had a handgun that carried 16 bullets when authorities arrested him during a traffic stop on North Union Street.

Officers responded to the shooting on Sherman Street near Dana Street just before 5 p.m. They found a 31-year-old man with a lower-body gunshot wound and called an ambulance. He survived after treatment at Strong Hospital.

An investigation into the shooting led police to Davis as a suspect. He was taken to Monroe County Jail following the arrest. Davis wasn’t allowed to own a gun because of a gun conviction from 2013.