1 injured in drive-by shooting in Chelsea, police say

CHELSEA, MASS. (WHDH) - Police say one person was injured Friday afternoon in a drive-by shooting in Chelsea.

Authorities responded around 3:30 p.m. to Clyde Street at Route 16 for a report of a shooting and found a 23-year-old man suffering from a gunshot wound.

The victim, a Malden resident, suffered non-life-threatening injuries to the ankle, according to Police Chief Brian Kyes. He was taken to the hospital.

A search is underway for a dark-colored Toyota in connection with the shooting. It was spotted fleeing the area after the shooting. Police say it could be a Camry.

Police do not believe the shooting was random.

The shooting is under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact police.

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