Police investigating shooting of 19-year-old

Updated: April 04, 2020 11:31 PM
Created: April 04, 2020 10:42 PM

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — The Rochester Police Department is looking for whoever shot a 19-year-old in the city on Saturday.

Police say that officers were on the 500 block of Genesee Street around 6:45 p.m. when a vehicle pulled up to them and informed them that the passenger inside had been shot. It was discovered that the 19-year-old city man had been shot once in the arm on Ruff Alley in the city. The victim was being driven to the hospital when they spotted the officers and stopped for assistance.


The victim was taken to Strong Memorial Hospital, where he was being treated for injuries that are not considered life-threatening. 

Both Ruff Alley and Genesee Street were closed for a time but have reopened. 

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