UPDATED: Police Winding Down Search For Shooting Suspect
The shooting was reported before 5 p.m. Saturday evening.
Updated: 9:20 p.m. Framingham State Police issued the following: "Framingham Police are no longer searching the immediate area of the University for the suspected armed & dangerous male subject. Be advised he has not been apprehended but believed to have fled the area. Please feel free to resume all normal activities and follow FSU Alert for text message, email and phone call updates."
Updated 9:05 p.m.: Framingham State University was on lockdown during the search. Students received a text which said: "armed and dangerous black male reported to be in neighborhood surrounding campus, 26 years old, approx 5'7 160lbs. Wanted for questioning."
Police said the man who was shot knew the suspect wanted for questioning.
The man shot was taken to Boston Medical Center, and is listed in critical condition.
Updated 7:20 p.m.: Police were wrapping up a search, with the suspect remaining outstanding, according to scanner reports. Agencies involved with the search were reportedly meeting at Route 9 and Maynard Road. The State Police Air Wing also returned to base.
Original report: Scanners are reporting a 29-year-old man received a single gunshot wound to his head in the area of 10 Richardson Cir. early this evening.
Reports indicate the man was conscious and alert, and police have a suspect: a man said to live in the area of 1000 Worcester Rd. Police requested MedFlight for the victim.
The suspect was allegedly armed with a 9mm handgun.
Police have requested Framingham and Ashland K9s, as well as assistance from Natick, Framingham State and State Police. Officers are familiar with the suspect and were heading to his residence, reports said.
Patch received the initial report of the shooting just after 4:30 p.m. We will provide updates when they become available.