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Update: WPD Detectives Investigate Fatal Chandler St Shooting

For Immediate Release: 5/11/2021 1:55 pm

During the investigation into the fatal shooting that occurred over the weekend on Chandler Street 28-year-old Angel Ortiz-Santos of Worcester was arrested. This morning he was charged with Aggravated Assault and Battery by Means of a Dangerous Weapon and Unlawful Carrying of a Firearm.

The investigation continues.

Original Press Release:

On May 8th 2021 at about 1:27 AM, a Worcester Police officer was observing the area of the Paku Lounge at 215 Chandler St when he heard shots fired. He called for assistance and other officers arrived. They observed a forty-four-year-old male gunshot victim on the ground. Officers rendered medical aid until the man was transported to the hospital by ambulance. The Detective Bureau and Crime Scene Unit arrived to continue the investigation. The victim was later pronounced deceased at the hospital.

This investigation is ongoing. If you have information about this incident, please 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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