From the Pittsfield Police Department

****For Immediate Release****
Subject: Columbus Avenue Shooting Incident
Authorized By: Chief Michael Wynn

This morning, Friday, November 9, 2018, the Pittsfield Police Department responded to a ShotSpotter Activation and multiple phone calls of shots fired in the 300 block of Columbus Avenue. Upon arrival, responding units found an individual who had suffered multiple gunshot wounds.

Officers immediately rendered medical assistance until Fire/Rescue and Emergency Medical Units arrived. The victim was transported to Berkshire Medical Center. On initial assessment, the injuries did not appear to be life threatening.

At the time of the incident the victim was unable to provide any information regarding the identification of the suspect.

This incident is currently under investigation by the Pittsfield Police Detective Bureau, Crime Scene Services Unit and Uniformed Patrol Division.

Anyone who has any information regarding this incident is requested to contact the Pittsfield Police Department Detective Bureau at 413-448-9705. Information can also be provided anonymously via the Detective Bureau, the Drug Tips hotline at 413-448-9708, or by texting “PITTIP” plus your message to TIP411 (847411).



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