Update 2020-09-19: According to further reports, the incident was a shooting during a private party early Saturday morning (19 September, local time). At least two people were killed and at least 14 others injured. It is estimated that about 100 people were present at the celebration. However, according to the police, it is still unclear who the shooter was and whether there was one or more perpetrators.
2020-09-19: Several people were reportedly killed in a mass shooting in Rochester. The area around Pennsylvania Avenue, Goodman Street and Short Street is partially closed. Local media report about a dozen people with gunshot wounds.
Heightened security measures and operations of security forces are to be expected. Armed clashes are possible during arrests of suspects. Travellers are advised to exercise high caution, to strictly avoid operations of security forces, and to follow instructions from security forces.