ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — A 19-year-old city resident suffered life-threatening injuries after a shooting on Pierpont Street Sunday afternoon.

Police say officers were called to the intersection of Pierpont Street and Bryan Street around 12 p.m. for the report of gunfire heard. Once at the location, they found a shooting victim.

The teenager was later transported to a nearby hospital, where he is currently in critical condition. Officials expect him to recover after being treated at the emergency room.

A person of interest was identified by police and is currently being apprehended. Traffic access to the area is now open to vehicles and pedestrians after being closed for several hours.


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