Smoke shop employee shot during robbery in Rochester

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ROCHESTER, NY (WROC) — A worker at a smoke shop in the City of Rochester was shot after a robbery attempt on Friday.

Rochester police were called to the business on North Clinton Avenue at Avenue A just after 3:30 p.m. for the shooting.

Police say the victim, a 30-year-old woman, was shot in the torso during the apparent robbery attempt. She was taken to Strong Memorial Hospital for treatment, but police say her injuries are not life-threatening.

The incident is under investigation and anyone with information is asked to call 911.

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