Man sitting in car shot multiple times

TAUNTON, Mass. (WPRI) –Taunton police continue to search for a suspect responsible for shooting a man in the driver’s seat of his car.

According to police, the victim was sitting in a BMW behind the Ward Five Club on Winter Street, when the 24-year old was shot multiple times from outside the car. The victim’s passenger was not hurt in the shooting, but got out of the car and ran away from the scene.

The victim managed to drive to a gas station at the intersection of Broadway and Washington Street, where another person noticed him slumped over the wheel of the car, and called 911.

Emergency crews rushed the man to Morton Hospital, and he was later transferred to Boston Medical Center where he is listed in stable condition.

Taunton Police said no arrests have been made, and their investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call them at (508) 821-1475, or the department’s anonymous tip line at (508) 824-5493.

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