On Tuesday July 7, members of the Pittsfield Police Department (PPD) responded to a shooting incident on Kent Avenue. A Pittsfield woman had been shot and sustained non-life threatening gunshot wounds. The following day PPD investigators applied for and received an arrest warrant charging 29 year old year old Springfield resident Myron Crapps with Assault and Battery by Discharge of a Firearm and Discharging a Firearm within 500 Feet of a Dwelling.

On Monday July 13, Crapps was arrested in Springfield, MA by members of the U.S. Marshals Task Force, Massachusetts State Police Violent Fugitive Apprehension Section (VFAS), Hamden County Sherriff’s Department Warrant Apprehension Unit, and Springfield Police Department Narcotics Unit. The Pittsfield Police Department would like to thank all of the involved agencies, including the Berkshire County Sherriff’s Department, who assisted with this investigation.

Anyone who wishes to provide information regarding this case is asked to contact Detective Losaw at 413-448-9700 x572. 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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