WORCESTER – On Saturday night, a 22-year-old was shot in the neck during a drive-by shooting while sitting on the second floor porch of a Providence St. home.

According to the Worcester Police Department [WPD], officers were dispatched to 58 Providence St around 10:45 PM for a report of a shooting. When officers arrived, they found the victim with a gunshot wound his neck. Officers helped slow the bleeding until an ambulance arrived to transport the victim to a local hospital.

The WPD Crime Scene Unit and Detective Bureau spoke with witnesses that told them a vehicle drove by with the window open and fired one round from a handgun.

The victim is in stable condition and is expected to recover at this time.

This investigation is ongoing. If you have information about this incident, please 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

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