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Teenage girl shot, killed in Worcester grocery store parking lot

When officers arrived they found the girl, whose name was not released, suffering from a gunshot wound.


A 17-year-old girl was killed early Saturday after being shot in the parking lot of a Worcester grocery store, police said.

Worcester police were sent to the parking lot of a Big Y grocery store at 100 Mayfield St. around 2:47 a.m. Saturday, the department wrote in a statement. When officers arrived they found the girl, whose name was not released, suffering from a gunshot wound.

Officers provided medical assistance to the girl until an ambulance arrived, police said. She was then taken to an area hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

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