Police searching for a Holyoke shooting suspect

Michael Santiago, aka Mexico (Photo Courtesy, Holyoke Police Dept.)

HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) – Holyoke Police are searching for a 23-year-old Holyoke suspect who allegedly shot a 16-year-old boy at 569 South Canal Street on March 23rd.

According to Lt. Jim Albert, police are asking for the publics help to locate 23-year-old Michael Santiago, aka Mexico. Santiago is considered armed and dangerous, and is wanted on multiple warrants.

Lt. Albert said Santiago is wanted for assault & battery by means of a dangerous weapon (handgun), a home invasion, and an armed assault in a dwelling.

Santiago is also wanted for discharging a firearm within 500 feet of a building, which is part of the investigation of a shooting incident on South Canal Street in Holyoke that left a 16-year-old with a bullet to the head.

This suspect is considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached. If you encounter Santiago you should call the nearest Police Department via “911”.

Please contact the Holyoke Police Criminal Investigations Bureau at 413-322-6940 with any information in this matter.

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