For Immediate Release: 3/31/2013 9:27 pm
Worcester, MA (March 31, 2013) - On Sunday, March 31, 2013 at approximately 2:15 AM Worcester Police responded to a local hospital emergency room for a report of a male who arrived there earlier suffering from multiple stab wounds.
Arriving police officers spoke with hospital officials. Police were informed that a 34-year-old male walked into the emergency room stating that he had been stabbed. The victim did not provide information with regard to how the stabbing occurred or who had stabbed him. Police were told that the victim suffered several stab wounds to the upper chest area and was immediately taken into emergency surgery. The victim is listed in fair condition. Hospital officials stated that the injuries were serious but do not believe that they are life threatening.
Police met with hospital security and reviewed security film footage showing a vehicle dropping off the victim. The footage displayed a dark colored SUV driving up to the emergency room doors. The driver exited the vehicle and escorted the victim out of the passenger seat and walked him to the emergency room doors. The driver then walked back to the vehicle and drove off.
Worcester Police Detectives responded to the hospital and spoke with the officers present and with hospital personnel. The vehicle that transported the victim had been located later in the morning and transported back to police headquarters to be processed. At this time there is minimal information with regard to the motive and suspect information.
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 worcesterma.gov/police. Calls can also be made to the Worcester Police Detective Bureau at (508) 799-8651.