WORCESTER, MASS. (WHDH) - Police are investigating a shooting near a playground in Worcester on Friday that left a teenager injured, authorities said.

Officers responding to a report of a shooting in the area of Crompton Park around 7:45 p.m. found a 16-year-old boy suffering from a gunshot wound near the playground, according to Worcester police.

The teenager was taken to the hospital. His injuries are believed to be non-life-threatening, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Worcester Police Department at 508-799-8651.


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