More than two dozen rounds of ammunition were fired in Chelsea Monday night, and police are searching for a red or maroon SUV believed to be related to the shooting.
No injuries had been reported, Chelsea Police Chief Brian Byes tweeted, but parked vehicles and at least one home were damaged by bullets.
The shooting reportedly happened around 9 p.m. near Clark Avenue and Lawrence Street.
The vehicle police are looking for was last seen driving with its lights off in the area of Lawrence Street. Anyone with information is asked to call police at 617-466-4835.
Chelsea Police are interested in the small red or maroon SUV depicted below with no lights on with the left directional activated. > 617 466-4835 pic.twitter.com/Dgq7lnuCsd
— Chief Brian Kyes (@ChiefKyes) November 12, 2019
It’s unclear whether the Chelsea gunfire was related to a similar incident that WBZ reported happened just miles away in Somerville around 11:30 p.m. One of Mystic Laundry’s large front windows was shot out; the business was closed, and no injuries were reported.
Shots were reportedly fired at this laundromat on Mystic Ave. in Somerville. A few miles away, over two dozens shots were fired in a neighborhood. Several cars & a house struck. Fortunately, not hearing of any injuries. It's unknown if they're related. @wbznewsradio pic.twitter.com/m5LQulb28F
— James Rojas (@JamesRojasWBZ) November 12, 2019