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Salina Street Shooting Victim Identified

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A Rochester man remains in guarded condition at Strong Memorial Hospital after a shooting Tuesday night.

Officers responded to Salina Street around 8:15 p.m. Tuesday for the report of shots fired. Police said when they arrived, the victim and suspect were not at the scene.

A short time later, police said they were told someone drove the victim, Vernon Cleveland, 22, of Rochester to the hospital with a gunshot wound to his lower body.

No arrests have been made in the shooting.

Police have been called to this neighborhood a number of times in the past few days. Salina Street is just one block east of Depew Street, where three shootings took place over the weekend; one of which turned fatal. ClientIP:, UserAgent: CCBot/2.0 ( Profile: TWCSAMLSP