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1 teen shot, another in custody in Pittsfield

August 18, 2014

PITTSFIELD, Mass. (AP) — One teenager is in custody and a second is in the hospital after a morning shooting in Pittsfield.

The Berkshire Eagle (http://bit.ly/1o5W1ue) reports that police responded to gunfire in the vicinity of Tyler and First streets just before 9 a.m. Monday. Witnesses told police they heard gunshots and saw people flee the area.

One teenage male is in custody and police are looking for a second. The teen in custody is believed to be the shooter.

The victim was undergoing surgery at Berkshire Medical Center.

No names were released.

No possible motive was disclosed.

As a precaution, nearby schools holding summer programs were placed in lockdown.


Information from: The Berkshire (Mass.) Eagle, http://www.berkshireeagle.com

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