Police are searching for a suspect after an early-morning shooting Saturday that left one person injured in downtown Lowell, Massachusetts.
According to police, officers on patrol downtown heard gunshots just before 2:00 a.m. at the intersection of John and Lee Streets. The officers confronted a man armed with a handgun and the suspect fled the scene as an officer gave chase.
Police then discovered a wounded 31-year-old Lowell man at the scene who was taken to an area hospital for further treatment.
Police are still searching for the suspect after he entered a waiting vehicle on Kirk Street and escaped. He is described as being in his late teens to early twenties, about 5'8'' with a thin build, wearing a gray, hooded sweat shirt and blue jeans. Officers describe the vehicle as a black, four-door Acura TL.
Anyone with information regarding this case should contact Lowell Police at (978) 937-3200.