By Tiffany Williams –
Early Saturday morning, around 1:27 a.m., a Worcester Police Officer in the area of the Paku Lounge at 215 Chandler St heard what he thought to be gunshots.
The officer requested additional officers be dispatched to the area and those additional officers arrived, a 44-year-old male who had been shot was found laying on the ground.
The male was transported to an area hospital to be treated however he was later pronounced deceased.
Worcester Police say that this investigation is ongoing and anyone with 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.