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Fall River Police investigating after man reports he was shot by masked men



Fall River Police are investigating after a man was reportedly shot Friday night.

According to Sergeant Moses Pereira, at approximately 11:20 p.m., officers responded to the Emergency Department at Saint Anne’s hospital after a 26-year-old man walked in with a single gunshot wound to his right hand.

The victim, a New Bedford resident, explained to officers that he was seated in his parked vehicle speaking with an unidentified friend, when two unknown masked men approached and fired a single round at him striking him in the hand. He then drove himself to the hospital.

He was later transferred to a secondary medical facility for additional medical treatment. His injuries are considered non-life-threatening.

At this time, no suspects are in custody. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Fall River Police Department, Major Crimes Division at 508-324-2796.



  1. MortisMaximus

    November 18, 2023 at 10:54 am

    Shot himself in the hand?

    • 👍🏻

      November 18, 2023 at 4:18 pm

      Good observation.

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