WORCESTER – An exchange of gunfire occurred off of Mill St. early Sunday morning in Worcester after a resident witnessed someone breaking into their car.

According to multiple sources, a resident at a home on Second St. in Worcester saw a suspect attempting to break into a vehicle outside their home and began firing a gun at the robber. The suspect returned fire and was shot in the stomach and arm. The suspect ditched the firearm and ran off. He was found by Worcester Police officers on Williamsberg Drive — less than a 1/4 mile from the attempted robbery.

The source also said that the suspect is currently in the hospital for his wounds and is under WPD protection.

Stay with ThisWeekinWorcester.com for more information as it becomes available.

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