(Image source: Max Schulte / Democrat and Chronicle)

BY NATHAN BYRNE

ANCHOR JASMINE BAILEY

Four firefighters have been shot while responding to a call near Rochester, New York. Two of them are reported dead. CNN has more.

“A scary situation unfolding right now in upstate New York where SWAT teams are on the scene of a house fire near Rochester. Authorities say a gunman began shooting at responding firefighters with an assault rifle.”

WROC reports four firefighters were shot. Two reportedly died and two are in guarded condition at a local hospital.

Three homes and a vehicle are reportedly still burning. WHEC says that includes both occupied and unoccupied homes — but no word on any other injuries or deaths.

According to the Democrat and Chronicle, police are still looking for a shooter.

Authorities have told Rochester-area media they plan to hold a news conference later on Monday.

4 Firefighters Shot During Call in Upstate N.Y., 2 Dead

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Dec 24, 2012

4 Firefighters Shot During Call in Upstate N.Y., 2 Dead

(Image source: Max Schulte / Democrat and Chronicle)

BY NATHAN BYRNE

ANCHOR JASMINE BAILEY

Four firefighters have been shot while responding to a call near Rochester, New York. Two of them are reported dead. CNN has more.

“A scary situation unfolding right now in upstate New York where SWAT teams are on the scene of a house fire near Rochester. Authorities say a gunman began shooting at responding firefighters with an assault rifle.”

WROC reports four firefighters were shot. Two reportedly died and two are in guarded condition at a local hospital.

Three homes and a vehicle are reportedly still burning. WHEC says that includes both occupied and unoccupied homes — but no word on any other injuries or deaths.

According to the Democrat and Chronicle, police are still looking for a shooter.

Authorities have told Rochester-area media they plan to hold a news conference later on Monday.

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