HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) – The Holyoke Police Department was sent to The Unicorn on Saturday night for a report of a shooting.

According to Captain Matthew F. Moriarty of the Holyoke Police Department, at approximately 8:45 p.m., a man was shot inside The Unicorn on High Street. When officers arrived, they found one victim on the floor that had been shot several times. Officers performed first aid, secured the scene, and then requested more units. The suspect was then sent to a local hospital and is currently in stable condition.

Detectives from the Holyoke Criminal Investigation Bureau and Narcotics Division arrived to help at the incident. The Massachusetts State Police Detective Unit along with MSP Crime Scene and Ballistics office arrived to aid in the investigation, as the investigation is still ongoing.

The suspect after shooting the victim walked right out of the bar. There are currently no other injuries that have been reported after there were several patrons that were close to the incident.

The suspect in the shooting is described as:

  • Dark skinned
  • Male
  • 5’9′
  • Wearing dark clothing

Anyone that has information is encouraged to contact the Holyoke Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Bureau at (413)322-6900.  You may also use Text A Tip, which is an anonymous message system.