Rochester man shot near vigil on the city’s northeast side


ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Rochester police officials say a man was shot near a vigil Tuesday afternoon on the city’s northeast side.

Authorities say an officer responded to the area of Weld Street and North Union Street around 2 p.m. after citizens gathered for a vigil heard gunshots heard in the area.

While search for suspects, a 33-year-old Rochester man was located suffering from a gunshot wound to his upper body, police say.

The man with the gunshot wound was taken to University of Rochester Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

Police say there are no suspects in custody at this time and the investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call 911.

Check back with News 8 WROC as we will continue to update this developing story.

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