Suspect in Custody Following BPD Response to Non-Fatal Shooting in the area of Huntington Avenue in Boston

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At about 11:11 AM on Saturday July 23, 2022, officers assigned to District D-4 (South End) responded to a call for a person shot in the area of 491 Huntington Avenue in Boston. On arrival, officers located an adult male victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was quickly transported by Boston EMS to a local area hospital for treatment of injuries which are considered to be non-life-threatening at this time. As a result of the investigation on scene, responding officers were provided with a suspect description, leading to the stop of Marcello Holliday, 27, of Boston, in front of BPD Headquarters located at 1 Schroeder Plaza.

The suspect was placed in custody without incident and will appear in Roxbury District Court on charges of Assault to Murder While Armed, Discharging a Firearm within 500 Feet of a Building, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm, Unlawful Possession of Ammunition and Carrying a Loaded Firearm.

Over the course of this year and certainly in recent days, numerous firearm seizures have been posted via bpdnews, demonstrating the ongoing efforts of our officers as echoed by Superintendent in Chief Gregory Long who stated “These arrests speak to the tireless work being done by the men and women of the Boston Police Department as they continue to remove illegal firearms from our neighborhoods in spite of the many dangers they face on a daily basis.”

Said Mayor Michelle Wu, “Our Boston police officers have been doing the tough and impactful work, day and night, of taking illegal guns off our streets. I’m grateful for the officers responding quickly today at the MFA, from the immediate coordination with community partners to swift action identifying those involved and keeping our residents and visitors safe.”