16-year-old hospitalized after shooting near Central Park in City of Rochester


ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — A teenager has been hospitalized after a shooting early Monday in Rochester.

According to the Rochester Police Department, officers responded to the Central Park around 4 a.m. to investigate a ShotSpotter activation, a gunshot detection system.

Upon arrival, they were approached by a victim suffering from at least one gunshot wound. She reported to police that the shooting occurred outside on Third Street near Central Park. The 16-year-old Rochester girl, was transported by ambulance to an area hospital where she is being treated for what are currently considered non-life threatening injuries. 

The investigation is continuing, there are no suspects in custody at this time. Anyone with information is asked to please call 911. 

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