All Sections
Welcome guest, you have 3 views left.  Register| Sign In


Salem man shot by Lawrence, Mass., police, then arrested


SALEM — A New Hampshire man shot by police early Saturday in Lawrence, Mass., returned to his residence in Salem and was later arrested, authorities said.<br /><br />Alexander Castro, 20, drove toward Lawrence police officers and collided with a cruiser, according to authorities. An officer fired one round at Castro, striking him in the buttocks, according to the Essex District Attorney's Office.<br /><br />Castro initially eluded capture after the altercation shortly after 5 a.m., authorities said. The initial call was for a reported loud party.<br /><br />Salem police were notified that the license plate of the Honda Civic allegedly involved in the Lawrence altercation belonged to a Salem resident, according to Carrie Kimball Monahan, spokesman for the District Attorney's Office.<br /><br />Salem police went to 6 Lancelot Court, where they questioned Castro and learned he had been shot, she said.<br /><br />Castro was taken to Lawrence General Hospital, then transferred to a Boston hospital, where he remains under guard with non-life-threatening injuries, authorities said. He is charged with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and may face other charges, according to the District Attorney's Office.<br /><br />The officer, John Tully, is on paid administrative leave, which is standard procedure in an officer-involved shooting. The Massachusetts State Police are investigating.<br /><br />Salem police referred questions to authorities in Massachusetts.

.



Independence Weekend Independence Weekend
Saturday-Sunday, 9 a.m.

World Snow Day World Snow Day
Sunday 10 a.m.

Kashmir Kashmir
Saturday, 8 p.m.

Get the Led Out Get the Led Out
Saturday, 8 p.m.

FOLLOW US
Follow us on Facebook Follow our RSS feed

Contact Information

The Bedford Bulletin
100 William Loeb Drive
Manchester, NH 03109

Ph: 603-206-7800
Fax: 603-206-7801

Circulation
Neighborhood News publications can be found at a newsstand near you here.

News, Obituaries, Sports & Social Announcements
editor@yourneighborhoodnews.com

Christine Heiser, Executive Editor
cheiser@yourneighborhoodnews.com
Ph: 603-206-7811

Advertising
Email ads to art@yourneighborhoodnews.com
Classified advertising: 603-669-1010
Display advertising: 603-668-4321

Print rate card | Digital rate card

Calendar Listings
Please use our online form at www.nh365.org