Police looking for suspect in deadly shooting

Courtesy Berkshire Eagle

PITTSFIELD, Mass (WWLP) — Pittsfield police are searching for an 18-year-old man in connection to Friday’s deadly shooting.

Pittsfield Police told the Berkshire Eagle that they are searching for Thomas Lee Newman, Jr., 18, in connection with the deadly shooting on Tyler Street Friday afternoon.

The victim, 18-year-old Keenan Pellot was found dead of multiple gunshot wounds. A second victim, a 17-year-old man was also shot. He was rushed to the Berkshire Medical Center but is expected to be okay.

An arrest warrant was issued Saturday charging Newman with one count of murder and one count of armed assault with the intent to commit murder.

Anyone with information about Newman’s whereabouts should call the Pittsfield Police Department at (413) 448-9700.

Photo Courtesy of Berkshire Eagle.

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