WESTFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A man in Westfield will face a judge on Tuesday for accidentally shooting a teenager on Christmas Eve.
Westfield Police Sgt. Jeffrey Baillargeon told 22News a 17-year-old boy was shot in the leg on Sackett Street, Saturday, and taken to a local hospital for treatment. He is expected to be okay.
Sgt. Baillargeon said the suspect will be arraigned in Westfield District Court on the following charges:
- Illegal Gun Possession
- Assault & Battery with a Dangerous Weapon
- Reckless Endangerment of a Child
- Discharging a Firearm within 500 feet of a Building
His identity is not being released at this time.