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6 injured in shooting on North Clinton Avenue

WHECTV
Updated: July 11, 2020 10:38 PM
Created: July 11, 2020 06:51 AM

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — Six people were transported to the hospital after a shooting on Rochester's north side. 

Officers responded to the area of North Clinton Avenue and Kelly Street around 1:30 a.m. Saturday for a report of a fight. 

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Upon arrival officers, heard numerous gunshots to the south of their location. Officers ran in that direction and found a large group of people. Officers located two people who were shot at least once near the area park on North Clinton Avenue. The two victims were transported to an area hospital for treatment. 

Four additional victims arrived at a local hospital by private vehicles. Police say they are all Rochester residents between the ages of 24 and 33. Two, a 33-year-old and 25-year-old were found on the scene, while the others arrived at hospitals later.

All six victims are being treated for non-life-threatening injuries. 

As the scene was being secured, police say a vehicle drove away from the location at a high rate of speed and crashed into two parked unoccupied police vehicles. The vehicle continued north on Clinton Avenue. The vehicle was occupied by three people and was stopped by officers a few blocks away.

Officers arrested a 28-year-old Rochester woman for DWI. None of the occupants of the vehicle were injured.

No one is in custody in connection with the shooting. Anyone with information is asked to call 911.


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