Confirmed: Woman Shot in Head at Forest Hills Station

Emergency crews on Asticou Road on Monday, Jan. 26, 2015.

Emergency crews on Asticou Road on Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. Credit: Chris Helms

UPDATE: Police have confirmed this was a shooting. Click here for our updated story.

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A woman was struck by something — possibly a bullet — at Forest Hills Station Monday afternoon. Scanner traffic indicated a possible shooting, but that has not been confirmed by police.

Erik Bornermann, a friend of the victim, told Jamaica Plain News she was bleeding from the back of her head. She ran to Asticou Road after the incident.

Scanner traffic indicates shots were fired at the station on Monday afternoon.

A reporter for Jamaica Plain News was outside the station when he heard several loud bangs, which might have been gunshots. Teenagers ran from the scene.

Emergency crews descended quickly on the station and nearby Asticou Road.

We’ll update this story as soon as we know more.