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Two People Shot in Downtown Pittsfield Staff,
07:07PM / Friday, June 14, 2024
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UPDATE: Pittsfield Police say the two individuals who were shot on Friday were treated at Berkshire Medical Center and are expected to survive. It is believed that both victims were shot by the same person who fled the scene on foot.
Based on evidence collected to this point, police do not believe the Friday's shooting is related to Tuesday's in which a city man was killed. The suspect in that fatal incident has been arrested and charged with murder.
Law enforcement officials are asking for the public's cooperation in this investigation as oftentimes it is instrumental in the investigation and prosecution of these cases.
Anyone who wishes to provide information on either case is asked to contact the
Detective Bureau at 413-448-9705, anonymously through the tip line at 413-448-9706, or by texting PITTIP and a message to TIP411 (847411).
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Two people were shot and wounded near North Street on Friday in an incident police are saying is "not a random act," the Berkshire County District Attorney's Office said on Friday evening.
The victims were shot in the area of North Street and Bradford Street, according to a news release from the DA's office. Both were transported to Berkshire Medical Center, where they are being treated for their injuries.
The Pittsfield Police Department is investigating the shootings, the office said.
"Based on preliminary investigations, Pittsfield Police believe this was not a random act and that there is no immediate danger to the public," the news release reads. "However, as a suspect has not been identified, law enforcement encourages the public to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activity to police."
It was the second reported shooting in the city this week. On Thursday, a city man was charged with murder in Tuesday's death of another Pittsfield resident on Fenn Street.
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