15-year-old shot in a drive-by in Worcester, police say
A 15-year-old was shot in the hand in a drive-by shooting early Sunday morning in Worcester, according to police.
Around 12:15 a.m., Worcester police went to Saint Vincent Hospital after a gunshot victim who walked into the emergency room. The teen reportedly told police that he was leaving a party with two friends in the area of 64 Vernon Street, when a vehicle drove by and someone fired a shot from inside.
The bullet struck the 15-year-old in the hand, according to a statement from police. He ran home and a family member drove him to the hospital, police said.
Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to contact Worcester police.
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