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Man, 24, shot on Jefferson Avenue

Rochester, N.Y. - A 24-year-old Rochester resident was shot on Jefferson Avenue Wednesday afternoon.

The Rochester Police Department responded to reports of a person shot shortly after 4 p.m. on Jefferson Avenue. The victim suffered from a gunshot wound to the arm and was transported to Strong Memorial Hospital. His injuries did not appear to be life threatening.

Police said the victim allegedly purchased a small amount of marijuana shortly before the incident. Two suspects apparently approached the victim and demanded the recently purchased marijuana.

One of the suspects was carrying a shotgun and shot the victim before fleeing the scene on foot.

Police described the victims as two black males, 5'6", 130-140 pounds. One was wearing dark clothing and the other had on a white t-shirt and blue jeans.

No arrests have been made and the investigation is ongoing.

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