Man with gunshot wound rushed from motel to hospital

Photo by Shawn O'Domski

SWANSEA, Mass. (WPRI) — Police are investigating after a man was transported from a local motel to the hospital with a gunshot wound.

According to Swansea police, officers responded to the Swansea Motor Inn around 8:30 on Sunday night after receiving reports that a man was suffering from a gunshot wound.  Officers and rescue personnel quickly responded to the motel, which is located on Route 6 in Swansea, and rushed the man to Rhode Island Hospital.

The victim’s injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

Police have not yet released details on the circumstances surrounding the incident. It is unclear if police are searching for suspects.

Both Swansea police and Fall River police are investigating.

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