For Immediate Release: 9/30/2013 11:43 am
Worcester, MA (September, 30, 2013) - On Monday, September 30, 2013 at approximately 2:00 AM Worcester Police were called to the vicinity of 205 North Lake Avenue for a report of a motor vehicle crash. The preliminary investigation reveals that the vehicle was traveling on North Lake Avenue when it was struck by bullets. The vehicle lost control and then overturned. The two male passengers, ages 28 and 23, of Worcester, sustained minor injuries from the crash but were not struck by the bullets. Both men were transported to a local hospital. The shots fired came from an unknown vehicle traveling behind the victims.
During the investigation, a second vehicle was found nearby blocking the roadway. The vehicle was abandoned and had heavy front end damage.
Both vehicles were towed back to Worcester Police Headquarters to be processed for evidence.
The 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 worcesterma.gov/police. Calls can also be made to the Worcester Police Detective Bureau at (508) 799-8651