For Immediate Release: 5/13/2021 11:30 pm
UPDATE: After an investigation, Worcester Police Detectives applied for a warrant for a sixteen-year-old juvenile male for serious charges in connection with the Crompton Park shooting that occurred on May 7th. On May 13th, members of the Worcester Police Neighborhood Response Team arrested the male for the warrant. The investigation continues.
WPD Detectives Investigate Crompton Park Shooting
On May 7th 2021 at about 7:45 PM, Worcester Police Officers were dispatched to the area of Crompton Park for a report of a ShotSpotter activation. Upon arrival, officers located a sixteen-year-old gunshot victim near the playground area. Officers rendered medical aid and the male was transported to the hospital by paramedics with non-life-threatening injuries. The Detective Bureau and Crime Scene Unit arrived and began the investigation.
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.