William Pace, Police Chief
41 South Main St.
Randolph, MA 02368
For Immediate Release
Wednesday, Nov. 22, 2017
Contact: John Guilfoil
Randolph Police Investigating Shooting Behind Apartment Complex
26-Year-Old Male Victim Suffered What is Believed to be a Non-Life Threatening Injury
Shooting Does Not Appear to be Random
RANDOLPH — Chief William Pace reports that the Randolph Police Department is investigating a shooting that occurred in town Wednesday afternoon.
The incident occurred around 1:36 p.m. in a parking lot behind the apartment complex located at 28 Reed St. Randolph Police received multiple reports of a man suffering from a gunshot wound to the leg.
When officers arrived, they found a 26-year-old male Randolph resident with a gunshot wound to the upper thigh area on one of his legs. The man was taken by a Randolph Fire Department ambulance to a Boston hospital. His injury is believed to be serious, but non-life threatening.
The preliminary investigation indicates that this was not a random act. The suspect is believed to have fled the scene in a vehicle. No description of the vehicle or suspect is available at this time.
Randolph Police detectives are actively investigating this incident. As of 2:30 p.m., no arrests have been made.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Randolph Police Department at 781-963-1212.
The Norfolk County Crime Prevention and Control (CPAC) unit and State Police Crime Scene Services will be assisting the Randolph Police in their investigation.