Police: 4 teenagers injured in shooting on Rochester’s west side
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — Four teenagers are injured after a shooting on Rochester’s west side Tuesday night.
Police say it happened just after 7 p.m. on the 100 block of Henion Street, which is near West Main Street.
Police found three of the victims when they responded to a call for shots fired. Two of them were 16-year-old girls from Rochester who were shot in the upper body and the third was a 15-year-old from Rochester who was shot in the lower body.
All three of them were taken to Strong Memorial Hospital by ambulance.
Police say they believe the shooting occurred outside.
While they were investigating, a fourth victim arrived at Strong Memorial Hospital by private vehicle. Police say she is 15, also from Rochester, and was shot in the lower body.
Police say all of their injuries are considered non-life-threatening and there does not appear to be any further danger to the public.
"All violence and all shootings are a tragedy but it is especially difficult what it involves younger Rochestarians," said Lt. Michael Ciulla.
Anyone with information is asked to call 911.
Not long after the shooting, another teenager was shot on the other side of the city.