Shots Fired Mid-Day in Cambridge on Mass Ave

Earlier this afternoon at approximately 15:15 hours, Cambridge Police responded to a call for shots fired in the area of Massachusetts Ave and Essex Street in Central Square. When officers arrived on scene they located ballistics indicating there was in fact a shooting has occurred in the area.

Witnesses indicated that there may have been a victim however one was not located on scene. Detectives responded and, along with Officers, searched the area for further evidence.

Surveillance cameras in the area did capture the shooter and Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying them. At this time no further information is available.

Anyone with any information related to this incident are strongly encouraged to call Cambridge Police at 617-349-3300. Anonymous tips may also be sent via the Cambridge Police MyPD mobile app or via text message to 847411. Begin your text with TIP650 and then type your message.