LOWELL -- Police are investigating the circumstances that led to a man in his late 30's showing up at Lowell General Hospital's emergency room with a gunshot wound to his arm Wednesday night.
Police were called to the emergency room at LGH's main campus about 9:30 p.m., after the unidentified Lowell man arrived with a gunshot wound.
The victim told police he was shot in the area of 16 Sidney St., a short dead end off Moore Street, near Lawrence Street.
Officers searched that street for evidence, shell casings or blood, but found nothing. Officers reported in radio broadcasts that residents they spoke to said they hadn't heard any gunshots.
Police say the victim's injuries are not life-threatening.
Anyone with information is asked to call Lowell police at 978-937-3200 or Crimestoppers at 978-459-TIPS (8477).
Tipsters can remain anonymous, but can receive up to $1,000 for information leading to an arrest.
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