Early Saturday morning January 2, at approximately 4:25 a.m., a 24-year-old male was shot in the forearm while leaving a residence on the 300 block of Lowell St. after an altercation at a private party.
Somerville Police responded, and the victim, a Boston resident, was transported to MGH where he was treated for non-life-threatening injury and released. This appears to be an isolated incident. Police continue to investigate. The Somerville Police Department is asking anyone with relevant information to contact 617-625-1212 or text a tip to TIP-411 (847-411) and put 617spd at the start of the message. The Somerville Trauma Response Network (TRN) is available to anyone in need of mental health services in response to this event. The Somerville TRN may be reached by contacting the TRN Coordinator Sara Skonieczny, LICSW at 857-221-0942 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.