Shortly before 8pm tonight Chelsea PD responded to reports of shots fired in the area of Lawrence St by Cary where they located a victim suffering from a gunshot wound. An ALS unit responded to the scene from Cataldo EMS as did the Field Ssupervisor. Chelsea PD set-up a perimeter around the scene and began the area search for the suspect. More information will be posted as it becomes available.
Update: The victim is said to be a male under the age of 18. He was shot 5 times; wounds were to his arms, legs and back. He was transported to the Mass General Hospital in Boston for treament; at this time his condition is unknown. No suspects have been taken into custody at this time and the investigation is ongoing.