Police: 11-Year-Old Hit by Shots Fired into Rochester Home

ROCHESTER, N.Y.  — An 11-year-old boy was hit by gunshots fired from outside a house in Rochester, police said.

The Democrat and Chronicle reports  that the boy was inside a house in the southwest part of the city when he was shot at about 9 p.m. Sunday.

The boy was shot at least once in his upper body, police said. He was taken to Strong Memorial Hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening, Rochester Police Lt. Michael Ciulla said.

In an unrelated shooting four hours later, a 16-year-old Rochester boy was shot once in the lower body, police said. His injuries were not considered life-threatening.

Neither boy's name was released.


NEW YORK — Jason Rivera was no stranger to the tensions between New York City cops and some of the communities they police.

Top Stories


ASTORIA – The Pancyprian Choir of NY held its first meeting of 2022 and shared best wishes for the New Year with their annual cutting of the traditional vasilopita at Dionysos Taverna in Astoria on January 24.


BRONX, NY – In a festive atmosphere, the traditional cutting of the vasilopita was held by the Northern Chios Society of Pelineon Agia Markella in the community hall of Zoodohos Peghe Greek Orthodox Church in the Bronx on January 23.


ATHENS – A major snow storm that had been predicted for days still caught residents in Greece offguard and the New Democracy government scrambling for answers as to why motorists were stuck for hours on major roads.


Democrats Eye Supreme Court Pick to Revive 2022 Prospects

Democrats stung by a series of election year failures to deliver legislative wins for their most loyal voters hope they'll be buoyed by the prospect that President Joe Biden will name the first Black woman to serve on the Supreme Court.

Enter your email address to subscribe

Provide your email address to subscribe. For e.g. abc@xyz.com

You may unsubscribe at any time using the link in our newsletter.