Barnstable Police Investigating Shooting That Prompted "Shelter In Place"

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HYANNIS, Mass. (WBZ NewsRadio) – Police in Barnstable are investigating a Wednesday night shooting that prompted a “Shelter In Place” order.

Barnstable Police said they responded to the area of Quaker Road for a reported gunshot wound at around 6:21 p.m.

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Upon arrival officers learned that the 32-year-old male victim had already left the scene and was being treated for non-life-threatening injuries at Cape Cod Hospital.

The incident promoted police to issue a “Shelter In Place” order, but it was shortly lifted after the scene was secured and investigation revealed the incident to be isolated.

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The incident continues to be under investigation by the Barnstable Police Eve Shift and Detective Unit.

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