NEW BEDFORD — A man is being treated for a gunshot wound after arriving at St. Luke's Hospital on Wednesday night.

New Bedford Police say ShotSpotter alerted officers to possible gunshots in the area of Cottage and Merrimac Streets at 10:49 p.m. on Wednesday.

Lt. Nathaniel Rodriguez, spokesman for the New Bedford Police Department, says officers responded to the scene to investigate, and soon learned that a man had arrived at St. Luke's Hospital with wounds sustained in the apparent shooting.

Lt. Rodriguez says the victim was last reported to be in stable condition.

The shooting is under investigation.

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