For Immediate Release - September 30, 2008

Marcus Miranda domestic disturbance

District Attorney Michael O'Keefe today stated that Harwich Police Department received a 911 call regarding a domestic disturbance on September 29, 2008, at 5:59 pm from the alleged victim of that disturbance. Harwich officers were dispatched to the area. A responding officer observed the alleged perpetrator, Marcus Miranda, Jr. (DOB: 11/13/78) 11 Division Street, Harwich, on foot. The officer pursued Mr. Miranda on foot.

The pursuit led to an area near Willow and Belmont Streets in Harwich. The officer ordered Mr. Miranda to stop. A confrontation ensued wherein the officer discharged his weapon. Mr. Miranda was transported to Cape Cod Hospital where he was admitted and is reported to be in stable condition. He has been charged with a number of offenses related to the domestic disturbance. The case remains under investigation by members of the Detective Unit of the Massachusetts State Police assigned to the Cape & Islands District Attorney's office.

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