Chelsea Police Detectives are investigating a shooting this evening that occurred in front of 124 Chestnut Street injuring two males. The victims, age 18 and 26 of Chelsea were both shot in their legs. Both were transported to MGH Boston for treatment and are expected to recover. Detectives believe it was not a random attack based on preliminary evidence gathered at the scene.
A male was seen fleeing on foot at the time of the incident fleeing area. If you have any information regarding this incident, you are asked to call Chelsea Police at 466-4800.
Chelsea Police remind the community they can report crimes or suspicious activity anonymously in various formats. Citizens can call the 24 hr “tips” line at 617-466-4880, email reports directly from the department’s website at www.chelseapolice.com or download for free the MYPD App that is compatible with both Android and Apple smartphones. All three ways are monitored and anonymous.