Police: Man shot in both legs during armed robbery

July 3, 2018

LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — Police are investigating the shooting of a man in Massachusetts.

Lowell police say they responded to the scene on North Street to find a 21-year-old man shot in both legs early Tuesday morning.

The victim told officers that he was approached by an armed suspect who robbed him of his cellphone and money.

The man then shot him.

Investigators say the suspect is described as a male wearing dark clothing and a mask.

The victim was taken to an area hospital with injuries that are not life-threatening.

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