Gunfire erupted at a church in Rochester, New York, Tuesday evening, leaving the place of worship riddled with bullets and at least one person wounded, according to reports. 

Police said the shooting occurred around 8 p.m. ET at the church, Iglesia Ebenezer.

Shots appeared to have been fired from outside the church, and the wounded person, a woman, was struck while inside, authorities told Rochester’s WHEC-TV

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The woman, 47, who had yet to be identified, was taken to a hospital by ambulance, police said. Her injuries were not believed to be life-threatening, according to the station. 

Police said a shooting occurred around 8 p.m. at this church in Rochester, New York, called Iglesia Ebenezer.

Police said a shooting occurred around 8 p.m. at this church in Rochester, New York, called Iglesia Ebenezer. (Google Maps)

No motive for the shooting was immediately clear and there was no immediate information on any possible suspects.

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The church building was also struck by gunfire. As of Tuesday night, police couldn’t estimate the cost of the resulting damage, according to a tweet from WROC-TV reporter Jack Watson.

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The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information was asked to call 911. 

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