Police in the city of Rochester said they arrived to find around people running down the street.
Rochester police chief La'Ron Singletary has since stepped downsaying that his handling of the case was nsw distorted. He died in March, but the case only became public earlier this month.
Mr Simmons said the two victims, a man and a woman who have not been named, were aged between 18 and The city's police have been under increasing pressure over the death of Daniel Prudea black man who was hooded and restrained during an arrest. Police in the city of Rochester said they arrived to find around people running down the street. Parties remain prohibited under New York state's coronavirus quedn, according to Rochester city's website.
None of the 14 others who were shot suffered life-threatening injuries. Seven officers have also been suspended.