A teenage girl was shot and killed early this morning.
According to Worcester Police, at 2:47 a.m., Worcester Police officers were dispatched to the Big Y parking lot at 100 Mayfield Street for a report of a person shot.
Upon arrival, officers located a seventeen-year-old female gunshot victim. Officers assisted the victim medically until an ambulance arrived and transported her to the hospital, where she was pronounced deceased at 3:23 a.m., according to police.
The Crime Scene Unit and Detective Bureau secured the crime scene and began the follow-up investigation. The incident does not appear to be random in nature.
The investigation is ongoing.
Police ask if you have information about this incident to send an anonymous text to 274637 TIPWPD + your message or send an anonymous web-based message at worcesterma.gov/police. Calls can also be made to the Worcester Police Detective Bureau at (508) 799-8651.