Pittsfield Police arrest 2 suspects on gun-related charges
PITTSFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) – Two people are facing charges after two separate gun-related incidents in Pittsfield over the weekend.
Pittsfield Police Lt. John Soules said that officers were called to Columbus Avenue around 3 p.m. Sunday for a reported assault that involved a gun. When they arrived, they spoke with a victim who reported that he was threatened by another man with a gun.
A short time later, Michael Barnes, 59, of Pittsfield was arrested and charged with assault with a dangerous weapon and police said they recovered a loaded handgun.
Soules added that officers responded to Cumberland Farms on First Street a few hours later for a reported disturbance. Someone who called police reported that a man allegedly made a threat involving a fun.
An investigation led to the arrest of Tristan Kalinowski-Barnett, 19, of Pittsfield on various gun-related charges. Police also recovered a loaded handgun.
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