Below is the audio version of the news conference held by the Rochester Police Department on Thursday afternoon, with a timeline description of Wednesday night's shooting, and details on the suspect, Thomas Johnson III.
Audio of RPD's Thursday afternoon news conference.
Rochester Police and the Monroe County District Attorney’s office released more details on the Wednesday’s fatal shooting of RPD Officer Daryl Pierson. The alleged shooter, Thomas Johnson III, is facing eight counts including aggravated murder. He’s currently at Strong Memorial Hospital under police guard. He was arraigned on those charges Thursday night in his hospital room and entered a not guilty plea.