Gunshot victim found on Columbus Avenue in Pittsfield

Berkshire County
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PITTSFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A gunshot victim was found on Columbus Avenue in Pittsfield early Sunday morning. 

According to Berkshire District Attorney’s Office, one gunshot victim was found inside of a vehicle after police were called to the area of 347 Columbus Avenue for reported gunfire around 3:22 am.

The victim was taken to Berkshire Medical Center to treat injuries. 

Sections of Columbus Avenue and South John Street were closed Sunday but re-opened at around 2:30 p.m. in the afternoon.

Pittsfield Police said the shooting appears to have been an isolated incident and confirm there are no safety concerns for the public.

Pittsfield Police, the Massachusetts State Police Detective Unit assigned to the Berkshire District Attorney’s Office, and the Massachusetts State Police Firearm Identification Section are currently investigating the incident. 

Anyone with any information related to the incident is asked to call the Pittsfield Police Department at (413) 448-9700.

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