Pittsfield police recover bullet in investigation of Friday gunfire


PITTSFIELD -- City police are continuing to investigate a brazen daytime shooting incident that took place on Friday at the intersection of Stoddard Avenue and Myrtle Street.

About 1 p.m. Friday, an unidentified suspect jumped out of a small sky blue sport utility vehicle and opened fire on a white compact car, according to police. The SUV fled south on Myrtle Street, while the other car headed east on Stoddard Avenue.

A witness told The Eagle on Friday that she believed there were between five and seven gunshots. Police said they recovered a slug from the scene.

It was unclear whether anyone was hurt in the incident.

"We're asking anyone with information on this to please call us," said Detective Lt. Michael Grady on Monday.

The Pittsfield police detectives can be reached at (413) 448-9705. The lead investigator in the case is Det. John Gray.

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or (413) 496-6249.

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