Early this morning a Pittsfield man was shot near the Cumberland Farms on First St.

At approximately 4:28 AM members of the Pittsfield Police Department responded to a shooting incident in the area of 168 First Street in Pittsfield. The incident was initially reported as a ShotSpotter activation.

Upon their arrival, officers discovered a 27-year-old Pittsfield man who had sustained multiple gunshot wounds. The party was transported to Berkshire Medical Center where he is currently receiving treatment for his injuries.

The victim’s injuries are not considered life-threatening. At this time it appears that the victim was targeted by his assailant and there is no apparent threat to the public.

During the investigation and processing of the scene, a portion of First Street was closed for a brief period of time.

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Anyone who can provide information regarding this case is asked to contact Detective Bassett 413-448-9700 x529.

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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