Press Release From Pittsfield Police Department:

Yesterday morning(Thursday 4/30/2020) at 1:37 AM, Pittsfield Police were notified of gunfire on Glenwood Avenue in Pittsfield. Police Units responding were provided with the description of a suspect vehicle that had fled westbound on Stoddard Avenue. A Patrol Supervisor noticed a vehicle matching that description a few minutes later and performed a motor vehicle stop on Daniels Avenue.

The vehicle was then searched revealing a firearm within. With neither of the two occupants having licenses to possess a firearm, both were arrested on the following charges:

Laquan Johnson, age 25, of Pittsfield:

1. POSSESSION OF A FIREARM WITHOUT FID CARD

David Mooney, age 28, of Pittsfield:

1. POSSESSION OF A FIREARM WITHOUT FID CARD, SUBSEQUENT OFFENSE

2. FIREARM VIOLATION WITH 1 PRIOR VIOLENT/DRUG CRIME

Both individuals were arraigned yesterday by remote communication from the Pittsfield Police Department.