3 shot in separate westside shootings Wednesday afternoon in Rochester


ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Rochester police are investigating after three people were shot in separate incidents in the city Wednesday afternoon.

One shooting took place on the city’s northwest side while the other took place on the city’s southwest side.

Around 3 p.m. officers responded to Genesee Street where a 36-year-old man was shot in the upper body. He was taken to Strong Memorial Hospital with non-life threatening injuries where he was treated and released.

For this incident, there are currently no suspects in custody as police continue to investigate. Officials ask anyone with information to call 911.

Around 2:30 p.m. officers responded to Santee Street for a shooting.

Police officials at the scene said two men were shot; one, a 28-year-old, in the upper body and one, a 20-year-old in the lower body. Both were transported to Strong Memorial Hospital.

The 28-year-old suffered possibly life threatening injuries. The 20-year-old’s injuries are considered non-life threatening.

Police say they believe the Santee Street shooting was an isolated incident and there is no threat to the public.

Police said the investigation is ongoing, and there are no suspects in custody at this time.

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

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