58-year-old man shot on Merrimac Street

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — A shooting in Rochester has left a 58-year-old man in critical condition.

Police say that at about 7:50 p.m. officers were dispatched to Merrimac Street near Hudson Avenue for the report of shots heard in the area.

Upon arrival, officers found a 58-year-old man suffering from at least one gunshot wound to the upper body. The man was transported to Strong Hospital where he is being treated for injuries that are listed as critical but stable.

Investigators are still on the scene following up with numerous leads. Anyone with information is asked to please call 911. Merrimac Street near Hudson Avenue will remain closed for a while longer as the investigation continues.