BOSTON (CBS) – Police swarmed a Jamaica Plain neighborhood Tuesday afternoon after a teenage girl was shot. It happened on Centre Street by the busy Jackson Square MBTA stop near Columbus Ave.
Sources tell the I-Team the victim is a teenager who was originally in critical condition but has improved.READ MORE: 86-Year-Old Woman Hit, Killed By Car On Malden Sidewalk
Commissioner William Gross is outraged. “Enough is enough folks,” Gross said. “You have a young woman shot in broad daylight. We as a society should say that’s enough.”
The victim is expected to survive her injuries.READ MORE: Offshore Wind Project Off Martha's Vineyard Nears Approval
A second crime scene on Columbus Ave. featured two cars which had collided, one of them with a shattered back window. Police and bystanders say one of the vehicles had fled the scene.
A witness says a young girl was pulled from the back of the second vehicle.MORE NEWS: Parents Devastated By Crash That Killed 17-Year-Old Natick Boy
Police are still looking for suspects and trying to figure out why this happened.