Holyoke man faces firearm charges after shots fired in Springfield
Video source: Western Mass. News
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB/WSHM) - A Holyoke man was arrested in Springfield early Sunday morning following a ShotSpotter activation on the 100-block of Northampton Street.
According to Springfield Police, officers responded to the area around 1:50 a.m. and located shell casings, but no victims or property damage.
Upon investigation, police learned that 43-year-old Juan Montano of Holyoke, wo was on scene, had fired the gun. He was then placed under arrest. Juan Montano mugshot 071723
Police said that officers also executed a search of the home he was in and seized a large-capacity firearm and an additional large-capacity magazine. The firearm had been reported stolen out of Connecticut.
Montano, who has prior convictions for firearms, ammunition, and cocaine distribution, was then charged with:
From WWLP News:
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A Holyoke man was arrested after allegedly firing a gun early Sunday morning.
According to the Springfield Police Department, at around 1:50 a.m. officers were called to the area of the 100 block of Northampton Street due to a ShotSpotter activation. No victims or property damage was found however, shell casings were discovered. During the investigation 43-year-old Juan Montano of Holyoke was arrested, who is allegedly responsible for firing the gun.
Officers seized a large-capacity firearm and an additional large-capacity magazine after a search warrant was executed for the home Montano was in. He has previous convictions of firearms, ammunition, and cocaine distribution charges.
Juan Montano is charged with the following:
Story source: WWLP