Gunshots Reportedly Fired From Truck on Rt. 24 in Randolph
Massachusetts State Police are investigating "an apparent shots-fired incident" on Route 24 in the Randolph area.
Around 3 p.m. on Saturday, a motorist called state police to report that a person was firing a gun out the window of a dark-colored pickup traveling on Route 24 northbound. The caller reported that the shooter was firing at other vehicles, according to a press release from Massachusetts State Police.
Multiple state police patrols converged on the area in an attempt to locate the suspect vehicle. State Police notified local police departments in the area to be on the lookout for the pickup truck. The pickup was not located and no injuries were reported.
A short time later, a male motorist called 911 to report that something had struck and broken the rear window of his Toyota Sienna van. The man did not report any injuries. State Police patrols and detectives responded to that motorist’s location and "observed evidence that the van’s rear window had been struck by gunfire." Troopers from the State Police Crime Scene Services Section and Ballistics Unit responded and processed the van.
State Police continue to actively investigate the incident. Anyone who has information, or who was in the area of Randolph, Stoughton, or Brockton yesterday and observed a dark-colored pickup truck is urged to contact MSP Troop H Detectives at 617-740-7812.