For Immediate Release - January 28, 2008

Bourne Police and the Barnstable County Sheriff's Department responded to the Jasper Two Motel

Cape & Islands District Attorney Michael O'Keefe and Bourne Police Chief Earl Baldwin announced today that Bourne Police and the Barnstable County Sheriff's Department responded to the Jasper Two Motel, 100 Maple Street, Buzzards Bay, as a result of information received following a pursuit of a suspect involved in a motor vehicle accident.

Police arrived at the motel at approximately 6:50 a.m. on Sunday morning, January 27, 2008. After numerous commands from both outside and inside the room, once entry was made, a member of the Sheriff's Department fired one round, striking the suspect in the leg. He was treated and released from Falmouth Hospital.

Bourne Police and Sheriff James Cummings requested the assistance of the Massachusetts State Police Detective Unit assigned to the District Attorney's Office to respond after the shooting.

The case remains under investigation.

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