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Police Investigate Shots Fired at Car Wash

For Immediate Release: 3/29/2013 9:41 am

Worcester, MA (March 28, 2013) - On March 28, 2013 at approximately 7:00 PM Worcester Police were dispatched to Ernie’s Car Wash located at 215 Grove Street for a report of gunshots fired.

The preliminary investigation reveals that a suspect fired shots at the first bay of the self-serve carwash. Two men were inside the bay washing their car at the time of the shooting. The men had to run for cover but were not injured.

Police recovered shell casings and other evidence at the scene. There is limited suspect information at this time. Witnesses reported that a man wearing a hooded sweatshirt was seen running up Grove Street toward North Street.

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding this incident. This investigation is ongoing.

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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