ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Rochester Mayor James Smith has extended the city’s state of emergency order on gun violence first issued by Lovely Warren last month.
The order allows the Rochester police chief to shut down businesses where there’s been a shooting in the past month.
The businesses must also have least a dozen nuisance points in the last six months or 18 nuisance points within the last year.
Up through December 4, there have been 336 shootings with 404 victims.
Rochester’s homicide rate is also at its highest in recorded history, currently at 79.