For Immediate Release: 5/7/2017 6:45 pm
Worcester, MA (May 7, 2017) – On Sunday May 7, 2017 at approximately 2:00 PM, police were dispatched to 102 Country Club Blvd for reported gun shots. Callers stated that they heard what sounded like two gunshots, followed by three more shots. After officers arrived, they were flagged down by a female inside the building. This female brought them to an apartment, where officers observed a twenty-year old female victim laying on the ground with a single gunshot wound to her leg.
The victim said that she was with two friends outside the building when a male approached them and began firing a gun at them. She said she did not recognize the suspect, whom she described as a black male with dreadlocks. The victim was transported to the hospital by ambulance.
Witnesses stated that the suspect fled by vehicle. Officers found shell casings and other physical evidence related to the shooting. Detectives are currently investigating and no charges have been taken out.
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.