Police are investigating another afternoon shooting in Pittsfield
A few friends and I were chatting a few days ago when the topic came up regarding certain areas of Pittsfield and whether or not you might feel safe visiting that area. And a friend of mine actually mentioned the First Street area near the Cumberland Farms convenience store/gas station. He casually mentioned that he barely had already feel safe to go there. He may have a legitimate reproach
Gun violence levels seem to be on the rise all over the country and that includes our city of Pittsfield. At around 4 p.m. yesterday afternoon, according to a Pittsfield Police Department press release, there was another shooting incident.
The PPD reports they were called to an area near Cumberland Farms on First Street to a reported shooting. Law enforcement located a 19-year-old man with gunshot wounds on nearby Adam Street.
The shooting victim was transported to Berkshire Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries. Shortly after, police found the vehicle involved in the incident. Inside the vehicle they found a gun. The suspect (a minor) was later arrested for illegal possession of a weapon.
The suspect’s vehicle was towed to the police station as police continue to investigate his involvement in the shooting. Police are interviewing witnesses and collecting video evidence. Pittsfield Police do not believe this was a random incident.
The Massachusetts State Police is assisting the Pittsfield Police Detective Bureau with the investigation. Police are asking anyone with information regarding the incident to contact the Police Department Detectives Bureau (413-448-9705), call the Tip Line (413-448-9706) or send us a tip. by SMS by sending “PITTIP” and your message to 847411 (TIP411).
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