WALTHAM, Mass — An investigation is underway after a man was shot to death in Waltham early Monday morning, law enforcement officials said.
Officers responding to a report of shots fired in the area of Lyman Street and Faneuil Road around 1:30 a.m. found a man on the sidewalk suffering from apparent gunshot wounds, according to Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and Waltham Police Chief Kevin O’Connell.
The victim, whose name hasn’t been released, was taken to Lahey Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Boston 25 News spotted police K9s and drone units assisting Massachusetts State Police and Waltham police at the scene.
A neighborhood resident told Boston 25 that she woke up after hearing multiple gunshots ring out.
“I just heard shots. Like about four of five shots. But there was no noise, no yelling, no cars speeding away,” the resident said. “They were fast. Like you hear on TV, just bang, bang, bang.”
A silver sedan with a shattered window was also spotted in an area that was roped off with yellow police tape.
There have been no arrests made in the shooting.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Waltham police at 781-314-3550 or Massachusetts State Police detectives assigned to the DA’s office at 781-897-6600.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates as more information becomes available.
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