WORCESTER, MASS. (WHDH) - Worcester police are searching for a person of interest who is wanted for questioning after a 77-year-old man was shot and another 70-year-old man was struck in the face with a rock during an altercation Wednesday night.
Officers were called to the intersection of Mountain and Clark streets shortly before 6 p.m. for a report of a large group of dirt bikers fighting with an elderly man. Upon their arrival, police said they found the man suffering from a gunshot wound to the leg.
A second 70-year-old victim was suffering from injuries related to being struck in the face with a rock.
Both men were transported to a hospital for medical treatment. There has been no word on their condition.
Stunning video from the scene shows the altercation between the two men and the man police are looking to speak with as the incident unfolded in the middle of the street.
According to people who work in the area, the window on the car the men were riding in was broken, which prompted them to get out of the car.
“I head that there were a couple of guys on dirt bikes causing issues around the whole area,” said Logan McMeneny who works at a nearby Mobile gas station. “Then there was a confrontation with a truck, they got into it, started fighting, then there was a gunshot and I heard someone got shot in the leg.”
An investigation into the incident remains ongoing. It is unclear what may have prompted this interaction.
Anyone with information is urged to contact police.
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