Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Police say the victim is in stable condition in the hospital.
Drugs may have been the focus of a conflict that led to a man being shot at his Smith Street Rear home late Sunday night. Attleboro police say they found illegal drugs, marijuana plants and more than $24,000 in cash at the home of shooting victim Michael Briggs. He is in stable condition at Rhode Island Hospital, police say. A search for the shooting suspects is ongoing, and police are following "several leads," according to a press release from the Attleboro department. "During the preliminary investigation, officers located a large amount of marijuana as well as multiple marijuana plants in different stages of growth," the press release states. "A search warrant for the residence was sought at Attleboro District Court." Regarding what …
Monday, February 18, 2013
A man is shot in the abdomen at a home on Smith Street. Animal control removes two dogs from the home during the investigation.
- POLICE & FIRE
Monday, February 18
Go here for an update on the story. ****** Police were called late Sunday night to a home on Smith Street in Attleboro, where a man had been shot in the abdomen, various media reported. The man was taken to a nearby hospital. His condition is unknown. The incident happened shortly before 11 p.m. Police are searching for a suspect. Various media are reporting that one large dog was removed from the home by Animal Control so that police could do an investigation. A source familiar with the situation told Attleboro Patch it was two dogs—an American bulldog and a pit bull. They are at the Attleboro Animal Shelter. The shift commander at the Attleboro police station told Patch at 10:30 a.m. that no new information was available. He said more …
Saturday, November 13, 2010
One male is suffering from a non life-threatening injury after being shot just before noon on Saturday.
Attleboro Police are looking for an Asian male in his mid-to-late 20s after he shot through the front window of Top Nails salon on Pleasant Street. The male was wearing a gray sweatshirt, jeans and a white beanie, according to Chief Richard Pierce, who was at the scene of the crime with officers and detectives. "There was one shot and we are not sure what the motive was or what was the victim's connection to the shooter," Pierce said. The Top Nails owner, Henry Vo, was either injured from a round to his right forearm or injured from shrapnel, according to police, and is being treated at Rhode Island Hospital. Gary Lavoie, owner of Footworks, the store next door to Top Nails, said it all happened so quickly. Lavoie said both stores were…