Pittsfield Police Seeking Information on Woodlawn Ave. Shooting

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PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Pittsfield Police responded to a shooting incident Sunday that left a man injured and a dog dead.
On Sunday, Jan. 16 at approximately 10:43 p.m. members of the Pittsfield Police Department (PPD) responded to a residence on Woodlawn Avenue for a report of shots fired.
Responding officers arrived on scene and learned that an adult male and a dog had been shot.
Other evidence of a shooting was also located. The man was transported to Berkshire Medical Center (BMC) where he was treated for his injuries, which are not considered to be life- threatening. 
PPD officers attempted to transport the animal to an emergency veterinary hospital but the dog succumbed to its injuries during transport. 
Several suspects are believed to have been involved in the shooting.
Anyone who wishes to provide information regarding this case is asked to contact Detective Matos PPD at 413-448-9700 x576. Information can also be provided anonymously via the Detective Bureau Tip Line at 413-448-9706, or by texting PITTIP and your message to TIP411 (847411).

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