SALEM, MASS. (WHDH) - One person was taken to a hospital Monday after a shooting in Salem, police said.
Salem police in a statement said officers first responded to a report of shots fired on Horton Street near Laurent Road shortly before 8 a.m.
Police said one male party suffered a non-life-threatening gunshot wound.
While an investigation was ongoing as of 10 a.m., Salem police said the shooting did not appear to be a random act. Police continued, saying there is no ongoing threat to the public.
Traffic was being diverted around the Horton Street area while the investigation unfolded. In their latest update, police asked community members to continue to avoid the area.
Anyone who witnessed this incident or who has any information on the people involved is asked to contact investigators by phone at (978) 745-9700 or (978) 744-1212. There is also an anonymous tip line available at (978) 619-5627.
Investigators were spotted working on scene with numerous evidence markers visible on the ground Monday morning.
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