Pittsfield Police investigating shooting where man was shot in abdomen

PITTSFIELD, NY (NEWS10) – Pittsfield Police responded to the area of Center St. near Union St. for a report of a shot fired at around 1:38 a.m. Saturday morning.

A short time later, Dispatch received a call from a male stating that he was shot. A 24-year-old black male was quickly found with an abdominal wound and treated by officers until EMS arrived.

Once in the care of EMS, the Pittsfield man declined to provide any more information to officers. The man left Berkshire Medical Center against medical advice and his injuries would appear to be non-life threatening.

Evidence of this shooting was found on Union St. to the West of Center St. by Pittsfield Police Crime Scene Services.

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

The Pittsfield Police would like to thank those in the community that have given information so far and would also like to thank the members of the Massachusetts State Police that helped at the scene.


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