RPD investigating three overnight shootings in the city

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. The Rochester Police Department is investigating three separate overnight shootings in the city. 

The first took place just after 11:30 p.m. Saturday on Lyell Avenue. When they arrived at the scene, officers discovered that a group of people had been gathering in the area of Lyell Avenue and multiple gunshots had been fired. While police were investigating, a man in his 20s who had been shot at least once in the upper body arrived at Strong Hospital in a personal car. Police say his injuries are non-life-threatening.

The second shooting happened just after 1:30 a.m. Sunday on 6th Street. As RPD responded to reports of shots fired, a man in his 30s arrived at Strong Hospital in a personal car. 

“The victim had been shot at least once as he exited a vehicle on 6th Street,” Capt. Ryan Tauriello said via email. “The vehicle which he exited was also struck by gunfire. Thankfully, the adult female and infant in the vehicle were not injured.”

The man’s injuries are non-life-threatening. Police also learned that a nearby house on that street had been struck by gunfire, but the two adults inside the home were not hurt. 

The third shooting took place around 5 a.m. Sunday on Hudson Avenue. Police found a man in his 20s with at least one gunshot wound to the lower body. The victim was rushed to Strong Hospital in an ambulance, and his condition is currently unknown.

RPD has not named suspects in any of these incidents at this time. Anyone with information is asked to call 911.