An unidentified man has been pronounced dead in a overnight shooting.

According to a press release from the Pittsfield Police Department, early this morning at approximately 2:13 AM, members of the Department responded to an outside location on Edward Avenue for a report of a possible gunshot victim.  Upon their arrival, they discovered an adult male who appeared to have sustained at least one gunshot wound.  The man was pronounced dead on the scene.  The victim’s name is being withheld pending notification of his family.

At this time the Pittsfield Police Department does not believe that there is a threat to the general public.  Anyone who may have information about this incident is asked to contact the Pittsfield Police Department Detective Bureau at 413-448-9705.  Information can be provided anonymously via the Detective Bureau, the Drug Tips hotline at 413-448-9708, or by texting PITTIP and your message to TIP411 (847411).


More From WBEC FM