A Brockton man was arraigned last week on several Massachusetts Crimes of Violence Charges for allegedly shooting at a crowd of people in Boston.
The man was formally arraigned in the Dorchester Division of the Boston Municipal Court with Armed Assault to Murder, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition and Carrying a Loaded Firearm.
According to the Boston Police, the Brockton man exited his vehicle last Tuesday evening and started shooting at a group of people that were in front of a liquor store in the area of 620 Shawmut Avenue in Boston’s South End.
Boston Police Officers allegedly witnesses the shooting and began chasing the man, who reportedly discarded the firearm. He was arrested further down on Washington Street.
Another man, from Boston, then allegedly grabbed the discarded gun and attempted to hide it in a plastic bag under some bushes. That man was also arrested and charged with Massachusetts Gun Crimes Charges. At his arraignment, Suffolk County prosecutors also charged him with being a Level III Armed Career Criminal. His bail was set at $15,000 after his arraignment in Dorchester Court.
As for the Brockton man, he was held on $100,000 cash bail with conditions, including GPS monitoring.
Boston Criminal Lawyer Lefteris K. Travayiakis has extensive experience in defending persons charged with Massachusetts Crimes of Violence and Gun Crimes Charges, including Armed Assault to Murder and Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, and is available 24/7 for consultation.
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