On Friday, August 23, 2013 at approximately 1:00 pm, a 24 year old Wareham man was transported to Tobey Hospital in Wareham by a friend after being shot once in the leg by a small caliber handgun on Depot St., located in the East Wareham section of town. The male, who is not being identified at this time, sustained a non-life-threatening wound, but was transported by Med-Flight from Tobey Hospital to a Boston area hospital.
Wareham Police Department Detectives are currently conducting an investigation of the incident, which is not believed to be a random incident. There have been no arrests made as of the time of this press release.
Updated information regarding this incident will be provided when available.