Woman shot at Clinton Avenue Smoke Shop

April 12, 2019 06:58 PM

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC)- A 30-year-old woman has been hospitalized after being shot at the Clinton Avenue Smoke Shop on Friday afternoon.

According to the Rochester Police Department, officers responded to the shop at 1036 North Clinton Avenue around 3:35 p.m., where they found the city resident- an employee there- with a gunshot wound to her torso.

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Police say it appears to have been an attempted robbery, but the investigation is still ongoing. 

The victim, who has not been identified, was transported to Strong Memorial Hospital. Police initially said they did not have an update on her condition, only that she was being treated. At 6:56 p.m., however, they said they had been informed that the woman's wounds were not life threatening.

There have been no arrests, and police are asking for anyone with information to call 911. 


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