RPD: Man hospitalized with non life-threating injuries in shooting near Garson Avenue


ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Rochester Police authorities responded to the area of 500 Garson Avenue for the report of a person shot around 8 p.m. Sunday.

Upon arrival at the scene, officers located a 30-year-old resident that had sustained at least one gun-shot to the lower part of his body. The male was transported to Strong Memorial Hospital with what are currently believed to be non life-threating injuries.

According to RPD, the man was shot while trimming his house lawn. Police say it appears as if there is no further danger to the public.

Update: The Rochester Police Department confirmed on Wednesday, Aug. 25 that U.S. Marshal Task officials arrested Willie Green-Robinson for his involvement in the shooting.

Green-Robinson was charged with:

  • Second Degree Assault
  • Second Degree Criminal Possession of a Weapon

According to RPD: Green-Robinson is currently being held in Monroe County Booking and awaiting arraignment.

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