Teenager hospitalized after shooting near Jefferson Avenue


ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — A Rochester teenager has been hospitalized following a shooting on the southside of Rochester on Tuesday.

According to the Rochester Police Department, officers responded to Dr. Samuel McCree Way around 10:38 p.m. for the report of a person shot. Upon arrival, they found a 17-year-old boy who had been shot at least once in the lower body.

“Officers immediately applied a tourniquet to stabilize the injury,” officials said in a statement. The teenager was transported to Strong Memorial Hospital via AMR where he is being treated for his non-life threatening injury.

There are no suspects in custody and the investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call 911.

This is a developing story. News 8 WROC will provide updates as they become available.

Copyright 2022 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending Stories

Rochester Rundown
What's Good with Dan Gross
Songs From Studio B
Download Our App

Don't Miss