State Police Investigate Vehicle hit by Bullet on I-495

Massachusetts State Police Media Release –12192016 –  State Police Investigate Vehicle hit by Bullet on I-495

At approximately 5:24 p.m., the Massachusetts State Police responded to a report of a vehicle that was struck by a bullet while traveling on I-495 in the Milford area. The motorist initially believed his vehicle had been struck by a rock. After pulling off I-495 onto Route 126 in Bellingham, he examined further and learned the projectile apparently was a bullet.

Troopers from the State Police Barracks in Millbury responded to investigate and confirmed that the projectile was a bullet. Troopers and additional State Police resources, including the State Police Air Wing, conducted a search of the area, including roadways and overpasses. The primary search area was along I-495 from Milford to Marlboro. No suspect was located. State Police Crime Scene Services troopers responded to process evidence from the car. A follow up investigation will be conducted by the State Police – Millbury Barracks.

No other similar incidents have been reported.

Please note that we are not releasing the name of the motorist.

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