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WPD Investigating an Unoccupied MV Shot at on Coral St. Last Night

For Immediate Release: 3/15/2017 7:13 pm

Worcester, MA (March 15, 2017)- On Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at approximately 11:30 PM, members of the WPD Operations Division responded to a Coral Street address for a report of gun shots. Upon the officers arrival they observed a 2011 Nissan Altima with several bullet holes to the driver’s side front and rear windows.

The owner of the vehicle met with the officers. The owner, along with other witnesses approached the officers and stated that while inside their homes they heard several shots go off. The officers were told that a dark colored vehicle pulled up next to the Nissan and several shots were fired from inside the suspect vehicle. The Nissan was parked and unoccupied on Coral Street.

After the shots rang out the suspect vehicle sped off. The vehicle was last seen turning from Coral Street onto Mott Street.

There were no injuries reported.

Police had the vehicle towed to police headquarters where members of the Crime Scene Unit were waiting to examine the vehicle for evidence.

There is limited suspect information at this time. WPD Detectives are currently working on this incident and trying to determine a motive.

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.

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