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.