Winchester boy rushed to hospital after shooting

By Ryne Turke on March 2, 2016 at 12:41pm

Winchester Police are investigating the shooting of a 17-year-old boy.

Patrolman Bob Smith informed WLDS/WEAI News that the incident occurred at East Lewis Street at around midnight.

Smith noted three males were involved in the shooting and early indications show “no indication of an attack.” Smith added the incident “appears to be accidental at this point.”

The 17-year-old was transported to Passavant Area Hospital after the shooting and has since been airlifted to Memorial Hospital in Springfield.