RPD is investigating after shots were fired on Atlantic Avenue and Illinois Street

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Police are searching for a person of interest in an incident that led to a shutdown of Atlantic Avenue overnight on Wednesday.

Rochester police say they got a report of shots fired in the area of Atlantic Avenue and Illinois Street around 11:30 p.m. on Tuesday. That area was blocked off when they received a report that someone with a gun might have entered a home.

Police say a man in question got away before they arrived at the scene. Investigators did not find evidence of shots fired.

The road is back open this morning.