Car shot at in Brockton gets into four-vehicle crash in Stoughton, police say




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  • 2022-12-03 22:14:23Z
  • By The Enterprise

BROCKTON ― Brockton Police are investigating a shooting near North Pearl and Oak streets Friday afternoon that left one car severely damaged, according to a written statement.

Shortly before 2 p.m., police responded to a report that a "black Infinity G37 was heading north on North Pearl Street in the center lane when gunshots rang out and struck the vehicle," the statement said.

The car was then involved a four vehicle crash in the vicinity of the RK Plaza in Stoughton, per the Stoughton Police Department. While no one was hit or injured in the shooting, two people were transported via ambulance to an area hospital with crash-related injuries.

On scene, Stoughton Police received mutual aid from the Sharon Police K-9 Unit.

"A portion of Park Street was closed to traffic while officers were on the scene of the crash and has since reopened," Stoughton PD's statement said.

The Sharon Police Department K-9 unit responded to the crash scene to provide mutual aid. The shooting is under investigation by the Brockton Police Department, while the crash remains under investigation by the Stoughton Police Department.

Stoughton police investigate a multiple vehicle crash at 1334 Park St.
Stoughton police investigate a multiple vehicle crash at 1334 Park St.  

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According to Brockton police spokesperson Darren Duarte, investigators don't believe the shooting was a random act, and it remains under investigation.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact Brockton Police Detectives at 508-941-0234.

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This article originally appeared on The Enterprise: Brockton shooting: Black Infinity gets into crash in Stoughton

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