On Thursday morning around 1:30 AM, Pittsfield Police were notified, by both a citizen report and ShotSpotter Activation, of gunfire on Glenwood Avenue in Pittsfield. Responding Patrol Units were provided with the description of a suspect vehicle that had fled westbound on Stoddard Avenue. Minutes later, a Patrol Supervisor observed a vehicle matching the provided description and conducted a motor vehicle stop on Daniels Avenue.

A search of the vehicle revealed a firearm within. Neither of the 2 occupants of the vehicle being licensed 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 Moody, 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 will be arraigned today by remote communication from the Pittsfield Police Department.