Man Shot on Harlem St. in Worcester; Police Searching for Suspects

by | Apr 17, 2019 | Headlines, Crime, News

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WORCESTER – On Tuesday evening around 7:40 PM, Worcester Police officers were called to the area of Harlem and South Ward St. for a report of gunshots.

When they arrived, officers found a male gunshot victim lying in front of 24 Harlem St. He had been shot in the abdomen.

Officers gave the victim medical treatment until paramedics and other officers arrived. The victim was transported to the hospital. 

Witnesses told police that they victim was shot while walking down Harlem St. A couple people got out of a car and began to shoot at him. The victim was struck once and the vehicle drove away.

This investigation is ongoing. If anyone has 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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Patrick Sargent is the founder and lead reporter for ThisWeekinWorcester.com. He was born and raised on Grafton Hill and is a graduate of Holy Name high school and Worcester State University. Previous to starting TWIW, he worked as a contributing reporter for the Worcester Sun. Before that, over the course of several years, he had stints with GoLocalWorcester, Worcester Magazine, the Leominster Champion and Fitchburg Pride. He can be contacted at [email protected]