Two arrested in separate shooting incidents in Pittsfield

Two people were arrested on gun charges after Pittsfield Police were called to two shooting incidents Saturday afternoon.

Pittsfield Police were called to a shooting near Waconah Street, and just minutes later they were told another shooting incident had occurred on North Street near Pontoosuc Lake.

Pittsfield Lieutenant John Soules told 22News police found a car hit with gunfire on North Street and collected evidence at both shooting incidents.

Police were later able to identify a car near Yarmouth Street suspected to be connected to the shooting. 

A 17-year-old man was charged with armed assault with intent to murder, discharging a firearm and unlawful possession of ammunition.

21-year-old Pittsfield resident Alexandra Mitchell was charged with one count of unlawful possession of ammunition. 

Pittsfield Police are investigating the incident.

Anyone who might have information is asked to call the Pittsfield Police Department Detective Bureau at (413)-448-9705.

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