Arrest Made In October Mountain Shooting
The Berkshire District Attorney’s office says Pittsfield Police have made an arrest in a shooting early Tuesday in the October Mountain State Forest.
DA Paul Caccaviello spoke to the press around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday about the 1 a.m. shooting at the Ashley Reservoir.
“This afternoon, shortly before 3 o’clock, the Pittsfield Police Department arrested 19-year-old Kevin Nieves of Pittsfield,” said Caccaviello.
The teen, who was arrested in Pittsfield, is charged with armed assault with intent to murder, illegal possession of a firearm, kidnapping, and assault and battery.
Caccaviello said the matter is still under investigation, and members of the public should contact state police with any information about the case at 413-499-1112.
The yet unidentified victim is still listed in critical condition at Berkshire Medical Center.