For Immediate Release: 12/16/2018 7:39 pm
On the morning of Sunday December 16th at about 2:12 AM, Worcester Police officers were dispatched to the area of 68 Houghton St for a reported ShotSpotter activation. ShotSpotter is a system that helps police identify gunshots and dispatches them to the area of the shots. After a brief investigation, officers determined that shots had been fired, but the suspects had fled the scene. No one was hurt.
This investigation is ongoing. If anyone has information about this incident, please send an anonymous text to 274637 TIPWPD + your message or send an anonymous web based message at worcesterma.gov/police. Calls can also be made to the Worcester Police Detective Bureau at (508) 799-8651.