Man shot while being carjacked on Emerson Street

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. — A man is in the hospital after being shot on Wednesday night while he was being carjacked.

This happened around Emerson Street and Curlew Street just after 11:00 p.m. Rochester Police say when they arrived, they found a man in his 50s suffering from a gunshot wound. Police also say the shooter then took off in the victim’s car.

“Our preliminary investigation suggests that this was a carjacking robbery at which point the suspect or suspects fired a gun at the victim striking him at least once and the victim’s vehicle was stolen,” said RPD Captain Ryan Tauriello.

The victim was taken to the hospital and he is expected to recover. RPD says the stolen car and a person of interest were later found by Greece Police.

Police say the responded to a home for family trouble and recognized the car from the incident on Curlew Street. They arrested 42-year-old Clyde Gladney Jr. and turned him over to the Rochester Police Department.

Gladney is charged with robbery in the first degree, robbery in the second degree, criminal possession of a weapon in the second degree, criminal use of a firearm in the first degree, assault in the second degree, and grand larceny in the fourth-degree. 

Police say Gladney is also being served a warrant from NYS Parole from a previous conviction of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree.