Pittsfield police probe shooting, city man hurt, suspect at large

Pittsfield police are searching for the man who shot and injured a city resident on Friday night. The victim was treated at Berkshire Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

PITTSFIELD — City police are still looking for the man who allegedly shot a city resident on Friday.

Around 8:20 p.m. on Friday, Pittsfield Police officers were dispatched to 122 Dewey Ave., for a ShotSpotter activation reporting five rounds were fired.

Officers arriving on the scene confirmed with witnesses an individual had been shot and taken in a private vehicle to Berkshire Medical Center. The unidentified victim was treated for non-life threatening injuries, according to a news release from the department.

Officers immediately began searching for the suspect, calling in a Pittsfield K-9 officer to assist. The suspect is described as a thin black male wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with white lettering or an insignia on the front, black jogger-style pants and white sneakers. 

The alleged shooter remains at large as of Sunday morning and city police have no new details about the shooting.

Anyone with information about the case are asked to call the Pittsfield Police Department at 413-448-9705. Information can also be given anonymously by calling 413-448-9708 or by texting PITTIP and your message to TIP411 (847411).

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Dick Lindsay can be reached at rlindsay@berkshireeagle.com