RPD: Owner of West Ridge Road Boost Mobile shot during robbery attempt

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Rochester police are investigating after a west side store owner was shot Monday evening.

Officials say officers responded to the Boost Mobile on West Ridge Road around 7:15 p.m. for the report of a person shot.

RPD officials say that “it appears the owner of the store was shot at least once in the upper body” during a robbery.

According to police, the suspect fled prior to officers arriving at the scene.

The victim is a 41-year-old man who resides in Irondequoit. He was transported to Strong Memorial Hospital for treatment. Police say his injuries are non-life threatening.

Officials say the investigation is ongoing.

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