Police in Chelsea are investigating the shooting of a woman.
Boston 25′s Bob Ward reports the woman, who is 68-years-old, appears to be the innocent victim of this street violence.
The injuries to the woman are not life-threatening. The shooting happened in the area of Washington Street.
Police say the woman was shot while trying to get into her car, which was parked in the area. She was rushed to Mass General Hospital in Boston with a serious wound to her chest. It appears at least five shots were fired, said police.
A man described by police as a suspect ran down Sixth Street toward an MBTA station after the shooting. Police also say a car that was possibly involved took off from the area and was stopped in Revere. Investigators say they are reviewing surveillance video from the area.
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