ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - Officials say a police officer has died in a shooting in Rochester and a suspect has been apprehended.
Rochester Police Chief Michael Ciminelli says the officer was shot just before 9:30 p.m. Wednesday when gunfire was exchanged during a pursuit.
Ciminelli said the suspect was in surgery at a local hospital. A bystander also suffered non-life threatening injuries. None of the three have been identified.
The police chief and Mayor Lovely A. Warren held a brief news conference early Thursday. Warren said words cannot express the sense of sorrow and loss caused by the officer's death. She said the city's police officers put their lives on the line each day.
The officer is the first member of the Rochester Police Department to be killed in the line of duty since 1959.
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