Pembroke: Police respond to shooting on Rt-139, one teenager injured

Pembroke police are asking for the public’s help in their investigation involving a teenager being shot on Route-139 Thursday afternoon.

According to a press release by Pembroke police, officers responded to a report just after 4 p.m. that a teenager walking along Route-139 with two friends was shot by a BB or pellet gun.

The victim is not being identified but police say the victim suffered a wound to the scalp and was treated at a local medical center before being released.

Witnesses told authorities they saw a white or silver pickup truck acting suspicious during the time of the incident.

Police ask that anyone who was in the area of Stop and Shop supermarket and Route-53 during the hours of 4p.m and 6p.m and may have useful information to contact the Pembroke Police Department.

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About Trisha McNeilly

With a Bachelor’s Degree in American Studies from the University of Massachusetts-Boston under her belt, Trisha McNeilly joins us full-time as a general assignment and breaking news reporter having previously interned for WBZ-1030 AM in Boston. A South Shore resident her whole life, McNeilly grew up in Pembroke and is 22-years old.