17-year-old shot on 1st Street

(WHAM photo)

Rochester, N.Y. - A 17-year-old was taken to the hospital after being shot Friday afternoon on First Street in Rochester.

The shooting happened after 5 p.m. near Hempel Street.

Police say the teen was shot once in the upper body and is currently in surgery. His injuries are said to be non-life-threatening.

A stretch of First Street between Bay Street and Clifford Avenue will be closed for several hours as the investigation continues.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 423-9300.

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