12-year-old boy among those shot in Rochester on New Year’s Eve
ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Two shootings took place on New Year’s Eve in Rochester.
One of the victims is a 12-year-old boy. This happened just before midnight Saturday. Police say the boy was brought to Strong Hospital in a private car after he was shot. The boy told the officers he was shot on Joseph Avenue and Kelly Street.
He is being treated at Strong on Sunday morning. He is expected to survive. No suspects are in custody.
Just minutes before that shooting another gunshot victim walked into Strong Hospital. This one was a 31-year-old man, also brought to Strong in a private car. Police say the man was shot on Alphonse Street. He is also expected to survive his injuries.
No suspects are in custody in this incident either. Police do not believe these shootings are connected. Anyone with information is asked to call police.