Pittsfield Home Invasion Leaves One Shot, Three Suspects Wanted
Yesterday at approximately 9:10 PM, Pittsfield Police responded to the area of 50 Mohawk St. for multiple ShotSpotter activations.
While en route, Pittsfield Police Dispatch received additional calls reporting shots fired in that area with one shooting victim inside 50 Mohawk St. The Pittsfield Fire Dept. and County Ambulance responded.
Arriving units located a 47-year-old male from Pittsfield inside the residence, suffering from gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to BMC with serious but non-life-threatening injuries and later transported to Albany Med for further treatment.
Members of the Pittsfield Police Department Detective Bureau, Crime Scene Services, and Drug Unit responded. Further investigation revealed the incident was an armed home invasion resulting in one of the occupants of the house being shot.
Victim and witness reports stated three masked individuals forced entry into the residence prior to the shots being fired. A vehicle believed to have been involved in the incident was towed from the scene and is in police custody. Pittsfield Police Department Crime Scene processed the scene and additional evidence was collected. A member of the Pittsfield Police K9 Unit conducted a track for the suspects after receiving reports that they may have fled on foot.
This is not believed to be a random incident. At this time, those involved remain at large. Area video surveillance is being collected and reviewed and the incident remains under investigation.