UPDATE (2/17):

The Rochester Police Department has released photos of males pictured who may have information regarding the robbery describe below from February 6.

Anyone with information is asked to call (585) 428-9378 or email psi@cityofrochester.gov.

(Courtesy of Rochester Police Department)


ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Rochester police are investigating an incident where a man was robbed and hit with a firearm on Orange Street on Monday evening.

According to the Rochester Police Department, police responded to the area for a ShotSpotter activation and learned that the suspect robbed and assaulted a man in his 40s before fleeing.

During the robbery, the victim was hit in the head with a firearm. The firearm was discharged, but the victim was not hit by a bullet. He was taken to Strong Memorial Hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

No suspects are in custody and RPD asks those with information to call 911.