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Worcester Man Shot During Fight on Jacques Street

Friday, July 13, 2018

 

A Worcester man was shot in the abdomen during a fight between two groups in the area of Jacques Street. 

The wound is not expected to be life-threatening. 

The investigation is ongoing. 

The Incident

On July 11 at about 7:50 p.m., Worcester Police officers were sent to the area of 114 Chandler St for a report of gunshots. There were several calls about a group of youth shooting at each other in the street.

When officers arrived, the crowd had dispersed. Police located a crime scene on Jacques Ave and spoke to witnesses.

Witnesses said that there two groups of youth standing on opposite sides of Jacques St. They began yelling at each other and shots were fired. Both groups fled the area on foot and in vehicles.

Approximately five minutes after the initial call came in, police received a call that a gunshot victim had been dropped off at St. Vincent’s Hospital. Officers located the victim, a twenty-two-year-old Worcester man, who had a gunshot wound to his abdomen.

The wound is not expected to be life-threatening. Detectives and the Crime Scene Unit were called in to process the crime scene.

Police Asking for Help

This investigation is ongoing.

If anyone has information about this incident, please send an anonymous text to 274637 TIPWPD + your message or send an anonymous web based message by clicking here.

 

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