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Police Investigate Shooting in Holyoke


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HOLYOKE, Mass. (WGGB) — Police are investigating an early evening shooting in Holyoke.

Holyoke Police say that at 5:16PM, they responded to a call for shots fired at 82 1/2 Clemente Street, near the intersection of Clemente and Cabot Streets.

When officers arrived, they found two men injured in a vacant lot near the intersection. Those people were taken to area hospitals with gunshot wounds to their arms. Both men are expected to survive.

Lieutenant Jim Albert told ABC40 that the two victims are related and police are looking for a suspect.

Albert described the daylight shooting, which was across from a daycare center and an apartment high rise, as “brazen.”

21 shell casings were found on the scene.

Police say witnesses were uncooperative and they are looking for the public’s help.

If you know anything, you are asked to call Holyoke Police at (413) 322-6940. Or you can text a tip to 274637. Just type “solve” and then your tip.

ABC40 will have the latest on this story as it becomes available.

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  • crime

    crime will slow down soon…cold weather coming in..welfare loosers dont like the cold..they just sit in their section 8 housing and enjoy their fuel assistance..and if you need a history class just check the prison population or read the news..

    • HonestABElincoln

      Crime on? Just like Fish on? Henry Weilgosz? Sure sounds like you…

  • HonestABElincoln

    Or is it Wielgosz? Thought you were too old for this stuff?

  • HonestABElincoln

    Holyoke was not as bad before Chief Scott destroyed Holyoke. It was small time punks then, but his push sent them scurrying over the bridge to “the new Holyoke”, Chicopee, and Springfield. What were left behind or moved in were hardcore criminals who were not afraid of the cops, the worst kind.

  • doggone

    Twenty one rounds and only two hits? These aren’t hardened criminals, they’re just punks that can’t shoot to save themselves!!!

  • doggone

    Hard core criminals who aren’t afraid of the cops, well now, we’ll just have to change that!!