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Press Release Pittsfield Police Arrest Pittsfield Man For Homicide

Pittsfield Police arrested a city man Tuesday night following a fatal shooting on North Street.
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4/20/2021
  • Berkshire District Attorney's Office

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PITTSFIELDPittsfield Police arrested a city man Tuesday night following a fatal shooting on North Street.

Edward Jennings, 34, of Pittsfield is charged with first degree murder after shooting and killing 39-year-old Lemond Grady, also of Pittsfield.

Pittsfield Police responded to the area of 631 North Street following a ShotSpotter activation and multiple 911 calls at approximately 6:18 p.m.

Patrol units swiftly ascertained a description of the suspect, who fled the scene on foot, and arrested Jennings on the nearby Lincoln Street.

Action Ambulance transported Grady to Berkshire Medical Center where he later succumbed to his injuries. Pittsfield Police, The Berkshire State Police Detective Unit assigned to the Berkshire District Attorney's Office, and Berkshire District Attorney Andrea Harrington all responded to the scene.

The court will likely arraign Jennings Wednesday morning and additional charges may be pending.

Pittsfield Police continue to investigate the shooting and anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Koenig at 413-448-9700 ext. 570.

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Berkshire District Attorney's Office 

Berkshire District Attorney Andrea Harrington's Office represents the Commonwealth in more than 7,500 criminal cases per year in Berkshire Superior Court, three district courts, three juvenile courts, Massachusetts Appeals Court, and Supreme Judicial Court. The office works closely with the State Police Detective Unit assigned to the Berkshire District Attorney’s Office, the Berkshire Law Enforcement Task Force, and collaborates with local police departments across the county. A dedicated staff of more than 50 prioritizes public safety, empowering victims and witnesses through services and support, and building a safe community for everyone and especially the most vulnerable.
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