For Immediate Release: 3/22/2017 9:42 pm
Worcester, MA (March 22, 2017) - On Wednesday, March 22, 2017, at approximately 3:17 PM, Worcester Police responded to the area of Kilby Street and Hollis Street for reported gunshots. Upon the officers arrival they spoke with witnesses. The witnesses provided the officers with a basic description of the suspect vehicle. The suspect vehicle was seen fleeing the area after the shots rang out. Officers were told that there were three males inside the vehicle. It appeared that one male sitting in the rear seat got out and fired the shots. The male got back into the vehicle which was last seen heading south on Kilby Street towards Hollis Street.
The vehicle is described as a light colored small foreign model.
Members of the WPD Crime Scene Unit arrived and collected ballistic evidence. WPD detectives arrived and canvassed the area for additional witnesses.
Local hospitals were contacted for potential victims. There were no reported victims from the hospitals nor were there any injuries reported at the scene. An immediate search for property damage provided negative results.
This investigation is in the early stages with minimal 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.