Juvenile Arrested in North Adams Shooting
iBerkshires.Com reports police have arrested a juvenile in connection with the Tuesday night's shooting on River Street.
According to a statement from Mayor Thomas Bernard, the arrest was made on Wednesday and the suspect is being held in a correctional facility in Worcester.
Police Chief Jason Wood, in a statement, said the warrant for the 15-year-old was successfully executed in North Adams in the late afternoon without incident and the suspect was transported to Worcester.
The arraignment is in Central Berkshire Juvenile Court on Thursday and the juvenile is facing two charges: assault with intent to murder and assault and battery on a person over 60 years old with serious bodily injury
Because the suspect is a juvenile no further information is being released at this time.
The shooting victim, a 62-year old man, continues to receive treatment at Albany (N.Y.) Medical Center for his injury. Wood said his condition "is reported to have improved substantially."