One suspect is in custody for allegedly opening fire towards a large group of people on Northampton Street on Wednesday night.
Shermake Duale of 89 Hammond Street, Roxbury is accused of firing handgun towards a group of people then fleeing the scene on a bicycle.
Boston Police officers responded to a report of shots fired near Washington Street and Northampton Street around 7:30 p.m.
When police arrived, a security guard flagged down Boston Police officers and told them that they had seen a man on a mountain bike fleeing towards Lenox Street. Officers canvased the area and stopped a man who fit the description near Lenox Street and brought him back to Northampton Street for identification.
Duale was arrested as the suspect after three witnesses identified him.
Police later located a 9 MM handgun in the lock back position with an empty clip on Northampton Street, they said. Officers also said they observed a motor vehicle with two bullet holes, which was parked at the scene of the shooting. Witnesses observed the suspect firing the weapon towards a large group of people prior to fleeing the scene on the mountain bike, according to police.
Duale was charged with possession of a firearm, malicious destruction of property and three counts of assault with a dangerous weapon.
Information used in this article was supplied by the Boston Police Department. Charges do not indicate a conviction.