BOSTON (CBS) — A 74-year-old woman was killed in a triple shooting in Mattapan Saturday. Eleanor Maloney, an innocent bystander, was struck by gunfire around 5 p.m., police said.
Two other men were injured.READ MORE: Police Searching Woods In Abington For Missing 5-Year-Old Elijah Lewis
Maloney retired from Boston Medical Center in February 2015. She worked as an operating room technician there for 44 years.
Her former co-workers are devastated. “It’s so sad, I can’t believe it. I worked with her for like 30 years,” said Keila Price. “She gave me advice. I don’t believe it.”
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“It hurts. She is going to be dearly missed,” said Phyllis David, another former coworker. “She was really someone that you could talk to, always had a helping hand, nice, sweet lady.”
“Innocent people are getting shot. Seventy-four years old. Come on. You can’t even sit on your porch,” she added.
Glyne Cox was nearby when the shooting occurred. “I was coming to see my grandson and I was coming to see her at the same time. When I got to the corner I heard all the noise… ambulances and the police come around and she’s lying right there on the ground.”
A neighbor was also around. “[I saw] the woman next door on the ground and that’s it,” said Ismael Feliciano. “Unfortunately, she didn’t make it. So she wasn’t moving. It was very sad to see.”MORE NEWS: Lauren Astley's Father Works With Wayland Students To Raise Awareness About Teen Dating Violence
No arrests have been made.