For Immediate Release: 3/26/2022 2:56 pm
On March 26th 2022 at about 1:23 AM, an officer working an off-duty assignment at Hurricane Betty’s on Southbridge St reported that shots had been fired in the vicinity of the establishment. The scene was chaotic as additional officers arrived and located two gunshot victims, a twenty-seven-year-old male and a thirty-two-year-old male. Officers rendered medical aid to the victims, who were transported by ambulance to the hospital. The twenty-seven-year-old male was pronounced deceased shortly after his arrival to the hospital. The thirty-two-year old male’s injuries are considered life-threatening and he is being treated at the hospital. Detectives arrived, processed the crime scene, and began the follow-up 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.