NEW BEDFORD — Another incident of shots fired in New Bedford, this time with property damage in the near North End on Tuesday night.

A Facebook post from the city's police union states that north end units responded to a ShotSpotter gunshot detection system activation at 107 Reynolds St. at around 11:15 p.m. Tuesday.

Officers arrived to find "evidence of the incident," according to the post, which did not elaborate further.

WBSM-AM/AM 1420 logo
Get our free mobile app

According to New Bedford police logs, a firearm was discharged within 500 feet of a building — which is against Massachusetts law.

The incident is also recorded as malicious destruction of property in the police logs.

An investigation into the shots fired incident is ongoing.

It comes a few weeks after another incident of shots fired took place at Blue Meadows on Dartmouth Street in early May.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact New Bedford Police at 508-991-6300 or leave an anonymous tip at 508-961-4584.

How Many in America: From Guns to Ghost Towns

Can you take a guess as to how many public schools are in the U.S.? Do you have any clue as to how many billionaires might be residing there? Read on to find out—and learn a thing or two about each of these selection’s cultural significance and legacy along the way.

States Ranked by Gun Death Rates

Gun death rates per 100,000 are high in the U.S., and getting higher. Here's a list of states ranked by firearm safety, from lowest death rates to highest. Data for 2021 is from the CDC via Violence Policy Center.


More From WBSM-AM/AM 1420