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Fairhaven Police looking for suspect involved in Friday night shooting



FAIRHAVEN — Lt. Kevin Kobza reports that the Fairhaven Police is seeking to identify a man who fired a gun while arguing with two other men Friday night, Aug. 7.

At approximately 8:20 p.m., Fairhaven Police responded the area of Middle Street and Bridge Street after receiving a report of a fight and possible gunshot fired.

Two officers were clearing from a motor vehicle stop near the intersection of Middle Street and Route 6, when they heard what sounded like a single gunshot.

When the officers arrived to the scene, they located two men walking south on Middle Street. The men told the officers that they had gotten into a verbal argument with another man, who was unknown to them, and at one point the man fired a single gunshot near the two.

No one was injured in the incident and police did not receive any reports of property damage.

Police searched the surrounding area with the help of a K9 unit from the Bristol County Sheriffs Office, but were unable to locate the suspect.

A single 9mm shell casing was located on the ground near 98 Middle Street.

The incident remains under active investigation by the Fairhaven Police Department. If anyone has any information about this incident, they are asked to call Fairhaven Police at 508-997-7421. Callers can remain anonymous.

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