Pittsfield Police Investigating Adam Street Shooting
On Tuesday around 4:00 p.m., Pittsfield Police responded to the area of Cumberland Farms on First St. for a reported victim of a shooting.
Arriving units located a 19-year-old city resident on Adam Street suffering from a gunshot wound.
Pittsfield Fire Department and Action Ambulance responded to the scene and provided medical aid prior to transport to BMC for non-life threatening injuries.
Members of the Pittsfield Police Detective Bureau, Crime Scene, Narcotics Unit, and Anti-Crime Unit responded to the scene to assist the Patrol Division.
A vehicle involved was located a short time later. A firearm was found in the vehicle and a juvenile was subsequently arrested for unlawful possession of the firearm.
The vehicle was towed to the police station pending further processing. Police continue to investigate the juvenile’s involvement with the actual shooting.
Video evidence is being collected and witnesses are being interviewed. The investigation is ongoing. This is not believed to be a random incident.
Members of the Massachusetts State Police assisted with the investigation.
This remains an active investigation.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Police Department Detective Bureau (413-448-9705), call the Tip line (413-448-9706), or send us a tip via text message by texting “PITTIP” and your message to 847411 (TIP411)
Detective Ignacio Matos is the Lead Detective on the case and can be reached at (413) 448-9705.