A person charged with fatally taking pictures a Rochester police officer, and wounding the officer’s associate and somebody close by, pleaded not responsible Saturday.
Throughout a quick court docket look, Kelvin Vickers pleaded not responsible to second-degree homicide, tried homicide, assault and weapons counts. He was ordered held with out bail.
In keeping with police, the 21-year-old fired a number of rounds right into a unmarked, parked automobile late Thursday, killing 29-year veteran Officer Anthony Mazurkiewicz and wounding Officer Sino Seng. A 15-year-old lady in a close-by home was additionally shot and wounded.
The 2 officers had been a part of a plainclothes unit and had been investigating a homicide. Vickers was discovered an hour later in a vacant home close by, and police mentioned a loaded handgun was discovered which will have been used within the taking pictures.
Vickers is from the Boston space and has an in depth felony background, based on police, who didn’t say why Vickers was in Rochester.
He was represented by a public defender at Saturday’s arraignment however indicated he could be in search of his personal lawyer, the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle reported.
Seng was hit within the decrease physique and was handled at a hospital and launched. Authorities mentioned Friday that the lady, who was struck by a bullet that penetrated a wall, was recovering.