Two Teens Arrested After Shots Fired in Worcester

 by TWIW StaffJuly 7, 2021

WORCESTER - Police were dispatched to Vernon Street and View Street in response to an exchange of gunfire around 8 PM on Tuesday, July 6.

The report indicated that a passenger in a Jeep was shooting at two individuals on mopeds and one of those on a moped was returning fire.

An officer found two individuals matching the description of the two moped riders on Green Street a short time later. When approached by police, both ran. One threw a fanny pack over a fence on Green Street.

Police arrested both after a short pursuit on foot. Both were 15-year-old males.

One teen faces charges of:

  • Unlawful Carry of a Firearm
  • Unlawful Carry of a Loaded Firearm
  • Possession of a Ammunition without an FID Card
  • Possession of a Large Capacity Firearm
  • Possession of a Large Capacity Feeding Device
  • Discharging a Firearm within 500 Feet of a Building

The second teen faces charges of:

  • Possession of a Large Capacity Feeding Device
  • Possession of Ammunition without an FID Card

Both received motor vehicle citations.

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