Lowell Police Find Victim on Sidewalk Who Was Shot Multiple Times

The victim was med-flighted to a Boston hospital and is expected to survive, Lowell police said Sunday.

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A person had to be taken by medical helicopter to a Boston hospital after being shot multiple times late Saturday night in Lowell, Massachusetts, police said Sunday.

Lowell police responded to the area of 287 Appleton Street around 11:03 p.m. where they found a victim on the sidewalk who had been shot multiple times. Officers administered first aid to the victim, who was then med-flighted to a Boston hospital.

The victim is expected to survive, police say. 

Detectives found a firearm and other evidence at the crime scene. Police say the shooting does not appear to be a random act of violence. 

Lowell police and Massachusetts State Police detectives are investigating. Anyone with information is asked to call 978-937-3200. 

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