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Teen Arrested in North Street Shooting
02:01PM / Monday, July 01, 2024
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PITTSFIELD, Mass. —  A Savoy teen was arraigned on murder charges Monday in the June 14 shooting of two men on North Street. 
Deakan Sayers, 18, charged in Pittsfield District Court with two counts each of armed assault with the intent to murder and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon (firearm) and single counts of carrying a loaded firearm without a license and discharging a firearm within 500 feet of a dwelling.
Police officers were dispatched just after 5 p.m. on Friday, June 14, to the area of North Street at Bradford Street for a reported shooting. 
According to a report, responding officers found two Pittsfield men who were shot. The men were treated at Berkshire Medical Center for their injuries and they were both eventually released.
As the investigation progressed, probable cause was established to charge Sayers with the shootings and he was arrested on Friday on Putnam Avenue by members of PPD's Anti-Crime Unit.
Anyone who wishes to provide information on this case is asked to contact the Detective Bureau at 413-448-9705. Information can also be provided anonymously via the Detective Bureau Tip Line at 413-448-9706, or by texting PITTIP and your message to TIP411 (847411).
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