Springfield man arrested in shooting that injured Pittsfield woman

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PITTSFIELD — A Springfield man was arrested Monday in a shooting last week that left a Pittsfield woman injured.

Myron Crapps, 29, is facing charges of assault and battery by discharge of a firearm and discharging a firearm within 500 feet of a dwelling.

On July 7, a 43-year-old woman was found with apparent gunshot wounds while on the south side of the street, across from 14 Kent Ave. in Pittsfield. Her injuries were described as non-life-threatening.

Crapps was arrested Monday in Springfield, according to a news release from the Pittsfield Police Department. Members of the U.S. Marshals Task Force, Massachusetts State Police, Hamden County Sheriff's Department and Springfield Police Department assisted in the arrest.

Anyone willing to provide information regarding this case is asked to call 413-448-9700, ext. 572. Information also can 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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