Two teens shot on Weld Street, one has died
ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Rochester police said two teenagers were shot on Weld Street near Scio Street on Tuesday. One of the victims died at the scene.
RPD officers responded at around 3:45 a.m. after getting calls for a shooting. They found the male in his late teens dead from an upper-body gunshot wound.
Officers learned that a second teen was taken in a private car to Rochester General Hospital for treatment. He is expected to survive.
RPD is investigating the shooting. Here’s what RPD Captain Ryan Tauriello said there are no suspects in custody and there is no active threat to the community.
“This is obviously the very early stages of this investigation,” Tauriello said. “It will be an active homicide investigation and any further updates will come from our Major Crimes Unit.”
The area is expected to be closed for the next several hours.