Rochester police investigating after 4 people shot in 3 separate incidents


ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — It was a busy night for Rochester police as three separate shootings sent four people to area hospitals.

Officials say officers responded to Lexington Avenue around 9 p.m. where they found an 18-year-old and a 19-year-old, both city residents, who had both been shot in the lower body. Police say the shooting appeared to have happened inside a house.

They were both transported to Strong Memorial Hospital, police say, and severity of their injuries is unknown

Rochester police also responded to the area of Morrill and Remington Streets for the report of shots fired around 2 a.m.

Upon arrival, police found a man in his 30s with a gunshot wound to his lower body. Officials say he was taken to an area hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Lastly, authorities say a 57-year-old man arrived at an area hospital around 3 a.m. with a gunshot wound to his lower body. Investigators later determined the shooting occurred on Dewey Avenue. The man’s injuries are considered non-life threatening, according to police.

Investigations into all three shootings are ongoing and no suspects are in custody. Police ask anyone with information regarding either of the shootings to call 911.

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

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