Massachusetts State Police seek man wanted in fatal Wendell shooting

WENDELL, Mass. (WHDH) — Massachusetts State Police are searching for a man wanted in connection with a homicide on Wednesday in Wendell.

An arrest warrant has been issued for Lewis Starkey for murder, assault to murder and assault with a deadly weapon.

Police said a 48-year-old woman was found in a home shot to death at around midnight, sparking a manhunt. He then allegedly drove to Chicopee, where police said he went into a trucking company where he used to work and fired through the glass at an employee. Starkey allegedly took off when his gun malfunctioned.

The employee from the trucking company was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries from shrapnel and glass.

Police said Starkey is likely traveling in a red 2013 Lincoln MKX with the Vermont license plate QLTMKR. Starkey should be considered “armed and dangerous,” according to police.

Anyone who sees Starkey or has information on his whereabouts is asked to contact police.

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