Chief: Two People Hurt In New Bedford Shooting
New Bedford Police are continuing their investigation into a shooting incident late Monday afternoon at Robeson and Cottage Streets. Police say both men were sitting in their car when a black suv pulled up beside their vehicle and opened fire.
An unidentified 24-year-old New Bedford man in the driver’s seat was shot in the side and arm. He was taken to Rhode Island Hospital and is listed in serious condition while his passenger was shot in the hand and elbow and is listed in stable condition at the same hospital.
Their vehicle sustained six bullet holes and was towed to the North End station for processing. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Paul Fonseca at (508) 991-6300 ext 135.