Brockport Shooting

Brockport Shooting:

A Brockport man, formerly of Albion, randomly firing shots from his second-floor window injured a neighbor and a responding police officer Friday before surrendering peacefully, police said.

Police have yet to identify the shooter but sources told The Daily News that it was Scott L. Pescara, 41, an Albion native.

Monroe County Sheriff Patrick O’Flynn said Pescara began “shooting out the house randomly” early Friday afternoon, hours after a dispute with his wife.

A deputy was hit in his lower right leg and a woman across the street was hit in the shoulder. Both unidentified victims were hospitalized with injuries that aren’t life-threatening, though O’Flynn said the deputy’s leg injury was “significant.”

At least eight shots were fired before deputies arrived.

Police say Pescara’s wife, Jeanine, and their two children were not in the house during shooting, which ended after more than an hour when a negotiator coaxed Pescara out of the house. The children were in school. It was not revealed where his wife was at the time of the shooting.

It was not clear what kind of weapon was fired, though O’Flynn said a handgun was recovered from the snow.

The shooting briefly caused a lockdown at nearby Brockport State College and Brockport Central Schools. Holley Central Schools also were reported in lockdown but that could not be confirmed Friday night.

Orleans County sheriff’s deputies also responded to the scene for assistance.

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