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Police Investigating Shooting in Worcester

ShotSpotter led Worcester Police to the scene of an incident where as many as five gunshots were fired on Saturday night.

Officers responded to a scene at 11 Hollywood St. around 6 p.m., where a 19-year-old man from Woonsocket, Rhode Island was found to have been shot once in the head.

The victim was received by St. Vincent's Hospital in Worcester around 6:15 p.m. His name has not been released, though he is expected to survive. He did not cooperate with the police.

Upon arriving at the scene on Hollywood Street, officers were told that two vehicles had come driving through the area. Shots were fired from one vehicle to the other and one of the drivers appeared to be bleeding from the neck.

A car parked in the area by a resident was damaged by the gunfire.

The investigation remains ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Worcester Police Detective Bureau at (508) 799-8651.

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