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Police Respond to Derby Street for Shotspotter Activation

For Immediate Release: 1/29/2018 10:57 am

On Friday, January 26, 2018, at approximately 11:00 AM, Worcester Police responded to the intersection of Derby and Dearborn Streets for a Shotspotter activation. Responding officers were informed that several rounds were fired in the area.

Arriving officers located several shell casings in the roadway. A search of the area discovered one vehicle that was struck multiple times. It was apparent to the officers that the vehicle was the target. There were no injuries reported.

Officers spoke with neighbors while members of the Crime Scene Unit responded and collected evidence.

Members of the WPD Detective Bureau are currently working on this incident and attempting to determine the motive.

If anyone has information about this incident they can send an anonymous text to 274637 TIPWPD + your message or send an anonymous web based message at Calls can also be made to the Worcester Police Detective Bureau at (508) 799-8651.

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