Pellet-type weapon used in Ludlow shooting; suspect arrested

The victim was treated for multiple gunshot-like wounds

Nathan Jensen. courtesy of the Ludlow Police Department

LUDLOW, Mass. (WWLP) – Ludlow police Sergeant Daniel Valadas told 22News that a pellet-type weapon was used to wound a man Saturday night.

Ludlow police responded to a call about shots fired on State Street just after 11 p.m. Saturday night. Sgt. Valadas told 22News that a man was found in the roadway near the Healthsouth Rehabilitation Hospital on State Street near Franklin Street.

Nathan Jensen. courtesy of the Ludlow Police Department

Valadas said the suspect, 28-year-old Nathan Jensen, was arrested around 3:30 p.m. Sunday.

The victim, a 34-year-old man from Ludlow, had been shot in the left ear, the left eye, and the right side of his neck. The victim was taken to Baystate Medical Center and treated for non-life threatening injuries.

Valadas said Jensen is being charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon.