Teens, 14 and 17, charged for burglary in which suspect was stabbed by victim

ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Rochester Police are investigating after a man was brought to the hospital after he was stabbed during a burglary.

Officers responded to a report of a fight with a weapon on Grand Avenue by Stout Street around 7 Tuesday morning.

Police say the victim opened the door to three people he knew who were looking for a place to stay. They say the three forced their way into the home, showing a gun and knife and demanding money.

That’s when officers say the victim stabbed one of the men. The 21-year-old man who was stabbed was brought to RGH and underwent surgery. Police say he’s recovering with serious injuries.

As officers were responding to RGH, they stopped a 2019 Chevy on Portland Avenue which carried the other two suspects, a 14-year-old girl and a 17-year-old boy, who were taken into custody.

Investigators found a replica H&K USP style handgun which was capable of chambering rounds, but not capable of firing in the Chevy.

The 14-year-old girl has been charged with burglary and attempted robbery. She was taken to the Monroe County Children’s Center.

The 17-year-old boy is charged with burglary and and attempted robbery. He was issued an appearance ticket and turned over to a family member.

The 21-year-old man is still receiving medical treatment and has not been charged.