Pittsfield Police Investigating Onota St. Shooting Incident
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Police are investigating a shooting on Onota Street that resulted in no injuries.
On Nov. 21, at approximately 7:42 PM, Pittsfield Police officers were dispatched to the area of 242 Onota Street for a ShotSpotter activation.
Upon their arrival, officers spoke with a witness who reported seeing a man wearing all black
clothing fleeing from the scene after the shooting, heading towards Chestnut Street, according to police.
A house on Onota Street was also struck several times by gunfire.
The K9 unit conducted a track in the area. An area search was conducted but no one was found.
Police said no one was injured during the incident. Ballistic evidence was found at the scene.
A portion of Onota Street at Hillside Street was shut down for approximately an hour while the scene was processed. Video surveillance in the area is being reviewed. This is not believed to be a random incident.
This remains and active investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Police Department Detective Bureau (413-448-9705), call the Tip line (413-448-9706), or send us a tip via text message by texting "PITTIP" and your message to 847411 (TIP411)