A man survived after being shot several times in Lawrence on Thursday evening.
Lawrence Police Chief Roy Vasque said the 20-year-old man was shot at approximately 6:30 p.m. on Berkeley Street near the intersection of East Haverhill Street. The shooting victim was taken to Lawrence General Hospital and then to Boston Medical Center, and he’s currently recovering from surgery, Vasque said.
The investigation is ongoing.
“There are strong leads in the case the detectives are following up on,” Vasque said in an e-mail to the Globe.Emily Sweeney can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow her on Twitter @emilysweeney.