Schools Close As Police Search For Suspect In Double Slaying
SODUS, N.Y. (AP) — Schools are closed in an upstate New York town as police continue to search for the suspect in a double fatal shooting.
Authorities say the shooting happened Monday afternoon outside a home in Sodus, on Lake Ontario about 25 miles (40 kilometers) east of Rochester.
A witness told police the suspect walked up to a car and shot and killed the female driver. The suspect then shot and killed a man nearby.
The Wayne County Sheriff's Office says the suspect was spotted running through the backyard of a home near the shooting scene wearing a dark hoodie and a green hat.
Police are not releasing the names of the victims until their next-of-kin is notified.
Authorities say the victims knew each other, but have declined to divulge details of their relationship.