Man accidentally killed by crossbow in Adams identified

Berkshire County

PITTSFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The man who was killed in an apparent crossbow accident has been identified by the Berkshire County District Attorney Office.

The DA’s Office identified 27-year-old Joshua Jadusingh as the man killed during Wednesday afternoon’s unfortunate incident in Adams that also resulted in the death of two pit bulls.

Police were called to an apartment on Bellevue Avenue for an apparent mauling in progress. A good Samaritan neighbor called police and decided to enter the home in efforts to save Jadusingh.

The neighbor grabbed a crossbow and shot at one of the dogs. The crossbow struck the dog, then went through a door into a room that Jadusingh had barricaded himself in, striking him and killing him. Police found his body after they killed both dogs, who were still very aggressive when they arrived.

State Police investigators attached to the DA’s Office are handling the investigation of the accidental death of Adams. Watch the video below for the full news conference.

Neighbor kills man with crossbow in attempt to save him from attack by two pit bulls in Adams

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