For Immediate Release: 7/26/2017 10:23 am
Worcester, MA (July 26, 2017) – On Wednesday July 26, 2017 at about 3:20 AM, police received a call for a male victim who had been shot in the leg near the intersection of Burncoat St and Lincoln St. Upon arrival, police discovered that the victim was fourteen-years-old. The juvenile was standing on front of his residence when a vehicle drove by and he was shot once in his left leg, just above his ankle. His mother was contacted and he was transported to the hospital.
WPD Detectives and Crime Scene Unit responded and processed the scene. The investigation is in its early stages and more information will be put out as it is available.
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 worcesterma.gov/police. Calls can also be made to the Worcester Police Detective Bureau at (508) 799-8651.