WSAR NEWS

Fall River Shooting Information

SUBJECT: Shooting at Pleasant Street & Thomas Streets
DATE: Monday October 29, 2018 @ 10:00AM

 


At approximately 10:00AM, Fall River Police responded to the area of Pleasant Street and Thomas Street for a report a shooting.

 

Officers located a 23-year old male victim who was suffering from an apparent a gunshot wound to the leg.

 

Officers began immediately rendering aid to the victim and also used a tourniquet to aid in stabilizing the victim.

 

He was then transported by Fall River Fire Department EMS to Rhode Island Hospital where he remains in critical condition.

 

The identity of the victim will not be released at this time due to the nature of the incident and the ongoing investigation.


The initial investigation led the Fall River Police Department to believe there were possibly two suspects involved and who fled in a motor vehicle.

 

A description of the vehicle and suspects is not available at this time.

 

The Fall River Police Major Crimes Division is actively investigating to clarify additional details regarding the suspect(s) and suspect vehicle.

 

More information will follow later today.


Anyone that may have information regarding this incident are asked to contact the Major Crimes Division at 508-325-2796. Anonymous Tips are also accepted using the TIP Line @ 508-672-TIPS(8477).

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