The Essex District Attorney's Office is investigating an officer-involved shooting in Haverhill, Massachusetts, on Friday morning.
The district attorney's office said a male was shot in the area of 23 Thorndike St. and taken to Lawrence General Hospital. He is in the process of being transported to a Boston hospital. He is still alive at this time.
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The district attorney's office said police were responding to a domestic call around 5 a.m. in the area when they were forced to shoot a man several times.
State police confirmed that no officers were injured.
“Around 5 o’ clock I heard like four or five gunshots, like it sounded like fireworks or a firecracker -- pow pow pow," said Terri, a witness who did not want her last name used. "And then all of a sudden, I heard this car speeding off. So I waited about five minutes and I heard fire engines and police and looked out the window."
No further information was immediately available.