WORCESTER – 29-year-old Anthony Gomes will be arraigned in Worcester District Court today following his arrest on Monday for armed assault to murder.

Woman Shot in Back on South St. in Worcester 1

Early Tuesday morning, Worcester Police officers were called to South St. for a report of a woman shot in the back. When the officers arrived, they found the woman with a single gunshot wound at the middle of her back. Neighbors that heard the gunshot were assisting her and applying direct pressure to the wound. The woman was brought to a nearby hospital and although her injuries are serious, they are not expected to be life threatening.

After a brief investigation, WPD officers developed probably cause to arrest Gomes, of 1 Hale St. #3. The officers found Gomes driving his vehicle at the intersection of Grafton and Hamilton streets. The officers stopped Gomes’ vehicle, removed him from the car and placed him under arrest.

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