Female shot in Lawrence, injuries life-threatening

A female was shot and suffered life threatening injuries in Lawrence Friday night, officials said.

The victim was shot at 9:07 p.m. at 329 High St., Lawrence Police Lieutenant James Raso said.

She was initially taken to Lawrence General Hospital, then rushed to a Boston hospital, according to a statement from Lawrence police.


The victim’s age was not immediately disclosed.

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The Essex district attorney’s office is responding to the shooting, Carrie Kimball-Monahan, spokesperson for the office, said in a statement to the Globe.

No further information was available.

This breaking news story will be updated.

Danny McDonald of the Globe staff contributed. Andrew Stanton can be reached at Follow him on Twitter @_andrewstanton.