, Salem, MA

Local News

August 18, 2013

Middleton man arrested in connection with early morning shooting

MIDDLETON — A 24-year-old Middleton man has been arrested on charges in connection with a shooting that took place outside his home on Liberty Street early this morning, police Chief James DiGianvittorio said.

Michael MacMullin of 45 Liberty St. was arrested on a warrant for assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, assault with attempt to commit murder and discharging a firearm within 500 feet of a dwelling, the chief said.

MacMullin remains at Beverly Hospital under guard this evening after he was shot in the arm this morning. Police obtained a search warrant to search the property this evening, DiGianvittorio said.

Police responded to the home at 6:10 a.m. after multiple reports of gunshots heard from the property. On arrival, police found one man shot in the "torso area" on the ground. MacMullin fled the scene and was later found inside a nearby home, DiGianvittorio said.

The name, age and city of the victim is not being released.

The shooting remains under investigation. DiGianvittorio would not comment on a possible motive.

Staff writer Jonathan Phelps can be reached at 978-338-2527 or by email at Follow him on Twitter at JPhelps_SN.

Text Only | Photo Reprints
Local News

AP Video
Official: Air Algerie Flight 'probably Crashed' TSA Administrator on Politics and Flight Bans Raw: National Guard Helps Battle WA Wildfires Raw: Ukraine's Donetsk Residents Flee Senators Push to End Hamas Threat in Cease-Fire A Young Victim's Premonition, Hug Before MH17 U.N. School in Gaza Hit by Israeli Strike Raw: Deadly Storm Hits Virginia Campground Officials Warn of Avoidable Death in Hot Cars Death Penalty Expert: 'This is a Turning Point' House Committee at Odds Over Obama Lawsuit Raw: MH17 Victim's Bodies Arrive in Netherlands Raw: UN School Used As Shelter Hit by Tank Shell Raw: Gunmen Attack Iraqi Prison Convoy Plane Leaves Ukraine With More Crash Victims The Rock Brings Star Power to Premiere Raw: Families Travel to Taiwan Plane Crash Site Arizona Execution Takes Almost Two Hours Crash Kills Teen Pilot Seeking World Record
Comments Tracker