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Several people shot Wednesday night in Rochester; one person dies from his injuries

Rochester Police are investigating several shootings that happened Wednesday night, one of them fatal.

Officials say that at about 10:30 p.m., city and state police responded to Weaver Street and found a man in his 40s who had died from at least one gunshot wound to the upper body.

The preliminary investigation shows the victim was walking down the street when he was shot. It’s not known yet if he was the intended target.

Other shootings that also happened in the 9:30 to 10:30 p.m. timeframe include:

  • A man in his 20s who was shot on Wilson Street. He was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.
  • A 17-year-old boy was shot at least once in the lower body and was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after police responded to the area of Genesee Street and Frost Avenue.
  • City police said while investigating that shooting, two additional victims arrived at the hospital via a private vehicle. Both of those men, who are about 20 years old, suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

Police officials said at this point there is no evidence the shootings that occurred at the different locations are related.

No identities of the victims have been released yet.

Anyone with information is asked to call 911, or CrimeStoppers at 585-423-9300.

Randy Gorbman is WXXI's director of news and public affairs. Randy manages the day-to-day operations of WXXI News on radio, television, and online.