Wounded in apparent shooting, 24-year-old left Pittsfield hospital, police say


PITTSFIELD — One person was wounded early Saturday in an apparent shooting at Union and Center streets, according to Pittsfield police.

The 24-year-old victim, whom police did not identify, called 911 to say he was shot around 1:38 a.m. Police responded and treated his abdominal wound until EMS arrived. At that point, the Pittsfield resident refused to give further information to officers, police said.

The wound was not life-threatening and the man later left BMC against medical advice, police said in a news release.

Later on Saturday morning, Pittsfield Police Crime Scene Services recovered evidence of a shooting.

Pittsfield Police Sgt. Matthew Hill said the investigation into the incident is ongoing.

Anyone with information regarding this shooting is encouraged to call Detective Thomas Harrington at 413-448-9705. Information can be left via voicemail and can be anonymous.

In the news release about the shooting, the Pittsfield Police thanked those in the community who "provided information thus far" and the members of the Massachusetts State Police who assisted at the scene.


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