For Immediate Release: 4/16/2019 11:41 pm
On April 16th, 2019 at about 7:40 PM, Worcester Police officers were dispatched to the area of Harlem and South Ward St for a report of gunshots. Upon arrival, officers observed a male gunshot victim lying on the sidewalk in front of 24 Harlem St. Officers saw that the male had been shot in the abdomen, and treated him medically. Paramedics arrived, along with additional police units, and the victim was transported to the hospital.
Officers spoke with witnesses, who reported that the victim was on foot when a couple of people got out of a car and began to shoot at him on Harlem St. The victim was struck once and the vehicle drove away.
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.