Pittsfield Police responded to 122 Dewey Avenue on Friday evening at 8:20 p.m. for a reported shooting. The Shotspotter activation system detected five rounds. When units arrived they spoke with witnesses who confirmed that an individual had been shot and was transported to BMC in a vehicle.

Pittsfield Police Detectives and Crime Scene responded to process the scene and reviewed area video surveillance. A Pittsfield Police K9 officer was also dispatched to the scene.

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The victim, a Pittsfield resident, sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was treated at Berkshire Medical Center.

Police are searching for a thin black male who was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with white lettering or insignia on the front, black jogger-type pants, and white sneakers.

Anyone who may have witnessed, or who may have information about this incident is asked to contact PPD 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). This is not believed to be a random incident.

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