17-year-old found shot to death in Wendy’s parking lot in Worcester

The teen was found by police around 8:36 p.m. Saturday.

A teenager was found dead in a Wendy’s parking lot in Worcester Saturday night, according to city police.

Authorities said officers were sent to the fast food restaurant located at 500 Park Ave. around 8:36 p.m. for a report of gunshots. On scene, they found a 17-year-old who had been shot. He was pronounced dead. His identity has not been shared publicly, and no suspects have been named.

A vigil was held for the victim Sunday at Hadwen Park in Worcester, according to Boston 25 News.

“I’m so numb now because I cried all my emotions out,” Tam Nguyen, one of the victim’s friends, told the news station. “The pain. I lost my best friend. The only person that would come to my house without permission, would pick me up with no permission, my parents didn’t trust anybody but him.”

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Worcester police are asking for the public’s help in the investigation. Anyone who may have information is asked to call the department’s detectives at 508-799-8651 or send an anonymous message online via worcesterma.gov/police or by text, 274637 TIPWPD.

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Posted by Worcester Police Department (Official) on Sunday, October 25, 2020

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