Police investigating after motorist shot on Route 24 in West Bridgewater

WEST BRIDGEWATER, MASS. (WHDH) - Police are investigating after a motorist was shot Monday evening on Route 24 in West Bridgewater, officials said.

State troopers responding to the southbound side of the highway just before exit 16 for a report of shots fired around 6:20 p.m. found a male shooting victim in a car, according to state police.

The 44-year-old man, whose name was not released, was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital in Brockton, where he was treated for a wound to his shoulder.

East Bridgewater paramedics passing by the scene were flagged down by Good Samaritans who were assisting the victim, officials said.

Photos and video from the scene showed a car with a blown out window and two bullet holes.

Investigators spent several hours canvassing the scene but it’s not clear what led up to the shooting.

The scene has since been cleared and the highway is open for travel.

An investigation is ongoing.

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